About Stephen Knight
Stephen Knight is an Honorary Research Professor in Literature at the University of Melbourne, having worked previously for lengthy periods at the Universities of Sydney and Cardiff, U.K. He has published widely on medieval and modern literature, with a special interest in popular modes, such as crime fiction and Robin Hood studies. His most recent books are Australian Crime Fiction : A 200-Year History (Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland) and The Fiction of G.W.M. Reynolds –The Man Who Outsold Dickens (New York and London, Routledge).