Ken Gelder is a Professor of English at the University of
Melbourne. His books include Uncanny Australia- Sacredness and
Identity in a Postcolonial Nation (1998, with Jane M Jacobs),
Popular Fiction- The Logics and Practices of a Literary
Field (2004), Subcultures- Cultural Histories and Social
Practice (2007) and After the Celebration- Australian
Fiction 1989-2007 (2009, with Paul Salzman).
Rachael Weaver is an ARC Senior Research Fellow in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of The Criminal of the Century (2006) and, with Ken Gelder, The Colonial Journals- and the Emergence of Australian Literary Culture (2014) and Colonial Australian Fiction- Character Types, Social Formations and the Colonial Economy (2017).