Jerome Beaty (Ph.D., Illinois) is Professor of English at Emory University. He is the author of Middlemarch: From Notebook to Novel and Misreading Jane Eyre and coeditor, with J. Paul Hunter, of The Norton Introduction to Literature.
J. Paul Hunter is Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Reluctant Pilgrim: Defoe’s Emblematic Method and Quest for Form in Robinson Crusoe; Occasional Form: Henry Fielding and the Chains of Circumstance; and Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction. He is author of the first nine editions of The Norton Introduction to Poetry and the long-time co-editor of The Norton Introduction to Literature and New Worlds of Literature.