BRAKE, Laurel. American, b. 1941. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: University of London, Birkbeck College, London, England, research assistant in English, 1970-73, reader in literature, 1988-; University of Wales, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, lecturer in English, 1973-88; writer. Co-editor, Pater Newsletter, 1978-98. Publications: Subjugated Knowledges, 1994; Walter Pater, 1994; Print in Transition, 2001. EDITOR: The Year's Work in English Studies, Volumes 62-69, 1984-91; (with A. Jones and L. Madden) Investigating Victorian Journalism, 1990; (with I. Small) Pater in the 1990s, 1991; (with B. Bell and D. Finkelstein) Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identity, 2000. Address: FCE, Birkbeck College, University of London, 26 Russell Sq, London WC1B 5DQ, England.