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Notes on Contributors James Purdon is Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews. He studied English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, was a Herchel Smith scholar at Harvard University, and worked as a parliamentary reporter before completing his doctorate in 2012. After three years as a Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge, he was appointed to a Lectureship at St Andrews in 2015. His first book – Modernist Informatics: Literature, Information, and the State (Oxford University Press, 2016) – dealt with transactions between modernist culture and state administration at the birth of the information age, and focused on writers and film-makers including Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, Elizabeth Bowen, John Sommerfield, and John Grierson. His other publications include The Art of Identification: Forensics, Surveillance, Identity (Penn State University Press, 2021), co-edited with Rex Ferguson and Melissa M. Littlefield, and British Literature in Transition, 1900–1920: A New Age? (Cambridge University Press, 2021). With David Trotter and Steven Connor, he edits the open-access book series Technographies (Open Humanities Press). He is currently editing a volume of essays on the writer Naomi Mitchison for Edinburgh University Press Adam Piette is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is author of The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Modernist Cultures Edinburgh University Press

Notes on Contributors

Modernist Cultures , Volume 16 (4): 1 – Nov 1, 2021

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Edinburgh University Press
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2041-1022
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1753-8629
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10.3366/mod.2021.0345
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James Purdon is Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews. He studied English at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, was a Herchel Smith scholar at Harvard University, and worked as a parliamentary reporter before completing his doctorate in 2012. After three years as a Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge, he was appointed to a Lectureship at St Andrews in 2015. His first book – Modernist Informatics: Literature, Information, and the State (Oxford University Press, 2016) – dealt with transactions between modernist culture and state administration at the birth of the information age, and focused on writers and film-makers including Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, Elizabeth Bowen, John Sommerfield, and John Grierson. His other publications include The Art of Identification: Forensics, Surveillance, Identity (Penn State University Press, 2021), co-edited with Rex Ferguson and Melissa M. Littlefield, and British Literature in Transition, 1900–1920: A New Age? (Cambridge University Press, 2021). With David Trotter and Steven Connor, he edits the open-access book series Technographies (Open Humanities Press). He is currently editing a volume of essays on the writer Naomi Mitchison for Edinburgh University Press Adam Piette is Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Sheffield. He is author of The

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Published: Nov 1, 2021

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