Elin Diamond is Professor of Engish and Director of the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers. She is the author of of Unmaking Mimesis: Essays on Feminism and Theater (Routledge, 1997); Pinter's Comic Play (Associated University Press, 1985); and the editor of Performance and Cultural Politics (Routledge, 1996). Among her many journal publications are essays on seventeenth- and twentieth-century drama, and Freudian, Brechtian, and feminist theory. Her work continues to explore connections between performance, feminist, and critical theory, using texts from early modernism through postmodern art. She is currently at work on a book on modernism and transatlantic performance.