Alison Booth is Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia. Her research interests focus on Victorian literature and Feminist theory and criticism, and her teaching at Virginia has ranged from "The Nineteenth-century British novel" to "Utopias and Science Fiction". She is the author of Greatness Engendered: George Eliot and Virginia Woolf and editor of Famous Last Words: Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure. J. Paul Hunter is Professor of English Language and Literature, Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Professor in the Humanities, and Director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on eighteenth-century British literature, but his teaching and administrative interests have ranged much more widely. Despite his senior status at the U. of Chicago, Paul teaches the introductory poetry course every year. He is the author of several books, including Before Novels: The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-Century English Fiction (1990). Kelly J. Mays is Assistant Professor of English at New Mexico State University. Her research interests focus on nineteenth-century British literature and culture, postcolonial theory and literature, and pedagogical theory and practice. She frequently teaches the "Writing About Literature" course at NMSU, and prior to joining NMSU was an instructor in Harvard's expository writing program.The Norton Introduction to Poetry, 9th was published 2006 under ISBN 9780393928570 and ISBN 0393928578.