MARTENS, Lorna. American, b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Yale University, New Haven, CT, instructor, 1973, acting instructor, 1973-74, 1976, assistant professor, 1976-83, associate professor of Germanic languages and literatures, 1983-87; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, associate professor of Germanic languages and literatures, 1988-. Publications: The Diary Novel, 1985; Shadow Lines: Austrian Literature from Freud to Kafka, 1996; The Promised Land? Feminist Writing in the German Democratic Republic, 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, 108 Cocke Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, U.S.A.