Text Editor: Antonia Forster is Professor of English at the University of Akron. Her Index to Book Reviews in England 1749-1774 was awarded the 1992 Rose Mary Crawshay Prize by the British Academy, and the second volume to take the Index to 1800 was published by the British Library in 1997. Her Vol. 1 (1770-1799) of The English Novel 1770-1829: a Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles (with James Raven) was published by Oxford University Press in 2000. She has published articles in such journals as The Age of Johnson, Shakespeare Quarterly, and Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, and has been awarded fellowships for research in the Folger, Newberry, Houghton, Beinecke and British Libraries. She is also preparing an edition of the correspondence of Ralph Griffiths, founding editor of the Monthly Review.
David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in Humanities at the University of Chicago. A renowned text scholar, he has edited several Shakespeare editions including the Bantam Shakespeare in individual paperback volumes, The Complete Works of Shakespeare and Troilus and Cressida. He teaches courses in Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama and Medieval Drama.
Peter Holland is the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame. One of the central figures in performance-oriented Shakespeare criticism, he has also edited many Shakespeare plays, including A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Oxford Shakespeare series.