ELIZABETH JANE BELLAMY is Professor of English at the University of New Hampshire, USA. She is the author of Translations of Power: Narcissism and the Unconscious in Epic History and Affective Geneaolgies: Psychoanalysis, Postmodernism, and the 'Jewish Question' after Auschwitz. She has published numerous articles on early modern literature and the relevance of psychoanalysis for cultural critique. - PATRICK CHENEY is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Penn State University, USA. He is the author of Spenser's Famous Flight: A Renaissance Idea of a Literary Career and Marlowe's Counterfeit Profession: Ovid, Spenser, Counter-Nationhood. He has co-edited Worldmaking Spenser: Explorations in the Early Modern Age, Approaches to Teaching Shorter Elizabethan Poetry, and European Literary Careers: The Author from Antiquity through the Renaissance. A past President of the International Spenser Society, he is now co-editing The Collected Works of Edmund Spenser. - MICHAEL SCHOENFELDT is Professor of English at the University of Michigan, USA, and Director of the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. He is the author of Prayer and Power: George Herbert and Renaissance Courtship, Bodies and Selves in Early Modern England: Physiology and Inwardness in Spenser, Shakespeare, Herbert and Milton, and of published essays on Spenser, Shakespeare, Jonson, Donne, Herrick, Lanyer and Milton.