Jess Keiser is Associate Professor of English at Tufts University. He is the author of Nervous Fictions: Literary Form and the Enlightenment Origins of Neuroscience (University of Virginia Press, 2020). His next project is on the aesthetics of Laurence Sterne.
Robert S. Lehman is Associate Professor of English Literature at Boston College, as well as Co-Chair of the Mahindra Humanities Center’s Seminar in Dialectical Thinking at Harvard University. He is the author of Impossible Modernism: T. S. Eliot, Walter Benjamin, and the Critique of Historical Reason (Stanford UP, 2016); and he is currently completing a book on the transformation of traditional aesthetic categories in the context of literary and visual modernism. His recent writings have appeared, or are forthcoming, in New Literary History, diacritics, ELH, Modernism/modernity, and Philosophy and Literature.