TOM WINNIFRITH is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Warwick and Director of the Centre for Research in the European Humanities. His many previous books include The Brontes and their Background, Bronte Facts and Bronte Problems (with Edward Chitham), Aspects of the Epic, Greece Old and New, Nineteen Eighty Four and All's Well? (with William Whitehead) and A New Life of Charlotte Bronte.
EDWARD CHITHAM is a part-time Lecturer for the Open University. His previous publications include The Black Country, Ghost in the Water (a children's novel) and several books on the Brontes, including The Brontes' Irish Background, The Poems of Anne Bronte and Bronte Facts and Bronte Problems (with Tom Winnifrith).