Notes on Contributors
Alan Bray is a British civil servant and the author of Homosexuality in Renaissance England.
Marcie Frank is Assistant Professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal,
Canada. She has published essays on John Dryden, David Cronenberg, Susan Sontag,
and Valerie Solanas, and is currently working on a book about the relations between
aesthetic evaluation and sexuality in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century liter-
ary criticism by men and women.
Carla Freccero is Associate Professor of Literature and Women's Studies at the University
ofCalifornia, Santa Cruz. She is the author ofFather Figures: Genealogy and Narrative Structure
in Rabelais (1991), and numerous articles on early modern culture. She has also written on
contemporary popular icons such as Madonna and Two Live Crew. She is currently
working on a book entitled Marguerite de Navarre and the Politics
Maternal Sovereignty. Her
forthcoming "Cannibalism, Homophobia, Women;' in Margo Hendricks and Patricia
Parker, eds., Women) Race) and Writing in the Early Modern Period, forms the basis for a future
project on early modern masculinities.
Jonathan Goldberg is Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature at The Johns Hop-
kins University. He is the author of Sodometries: Renaissance Texts) Modern Sexualities; Writing
Matter: From the Hands
the English Renaissance; Voice Terminal Echo: Postmodernism and English
Renaissance Texts; James 1and the Politics
Shakespeare) Donne) and Their Contempo-
raries; and Endlesse Worke: Spenser and the Structures
Discourse. He is the editor of The Sodomy
Reader and an editor of Series Q.
Janet E. Halley is Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Among her publica-
tions on the early modern period are "Equivocation and the Legal Conflict over Re-
ligious Identity in Early Modern England;' Yale Journal
Law and the Humanities 3 (1991),
and "Heresy, Orthodoxy, and the Politics of Religious Discourse: The Case of the
Family of Love;' Representations 15 (Summer 1986). She has also published several articles
on sexual orientation in the law, including "Misreading Sodomy: A Critique of the
Classification of 'Homosexuals' in Federal Equal Protection Law;' in Bodyguards: The
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