About the Author
DANIEL ALLINGTON is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Digital Humanities at King's College, London. Widely published on readership and digital media issues, he co-edited Communicating in English: Talk, Text, Technology.
DAVID A. BREWER is Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University, where he teaches book history and eighteenth-century literature. He is the author of The Afterlife of Character, 17261825, and was part of the Multigraph Collective that wrote Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation.
STEPHEN COLCLOUGH (19692015) was Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Bangor University, a renowned scholar of Victorian literature and culture, and the author of Consuming Texts: Readers and Reading Communities, 16951870. He founded The Bangor Centre for the History of the Book, which has since been renamed in his honor.
SIÂN ECHARD is Professor of English at the University of British Columbia, where she teaches classes in Middle English literature, the Arthurian tradition, medievalism, and book history. She is the author of Printing the Middle Ages and Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Tradition, and a general editor of The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain.
ZACHARY LESSER is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a general editor of The Arden Shakespeare Fourth Series, and the author of the award-winning books Renaissance Drama and the Politics of Publication and Hamlet After Q1: An Uncanny History of the Shakespearean Text.