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Advisory Editors

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

Advisory Editors

Malcolm Andrews, Professor of Victorian and Visual Studies at the University of Kent at Canterbury, and currently editor of the Dickensian. He is the author of Dickens on England and the English (1979) and Dickens and the Grown-Up Child (1994).

Joel J. Brattin, Professor of English at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. President of the Dickens Society (2000), he is a specialist in 19th-century manuscripts. He has written extensively on Dickens, and serves on the editorial board of Nineteenth-Century Prose.

Kathryn Chittick, Associate Professor of English at Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario. Her work on Dickens includes Dickens and the 1830s (1990) and The Critical Reception of Charles Dickens, 1833–1841 (1989).

Susan Horton, Professor of English at University of Massachusetts, Boston. Past President of the Dickens Society (1990), she is author of Interpreting Interpreting: Dickens's Dombey (1979) and The Reader in the Dickens World: Style and Response (1981).

David Parker, formerly Curator of the Dickens House Museum, London. He has written many papers on Dickens and other literary topics, and edited Nicholas Nickleby (Everyman, 1994). He is a Trustee of the Dickens Society of America.

David Paroissien, formerly Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is editor of Dickens Quarterly, joint editor of the Dickens Companions series (since 1996), and author of the The Companion to Oliver Twist (1992).

Robert Patten, Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities at Rice University, Houston, Texas. His works include Charles Dickens and his Publishers (1978) and The Life, Times, and Art of George Cruikshank (2 vols., 1992, 1996). Founding editor of Dickens Studies Newsletter (now Dickens Quarterly), he is a long-time editor of SEL Studies in English Literature, 1500–1900 (1977–84, 1990– ).

Adam Roberts, Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published books and articles on a variety of 19th-century topics, in the Dickensian, amongst others.

Grahame Smith, formerly Professor of English Studies, Stirling University. His works include Dickens, Money and Society (1968), Charles Dickens: A Literary Life (1996), and numerous articles on Dickens, several in relation to films.