Bridget English is a Senior Lecturer in the English Department at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the author of Laying Out the Bones: Death and Dying in the Modern Irish Novel (Syracuse U.P., 2017) and co-editor of Ethical Crossroads in Literary Modernism (Clemson U.P., 2023). She is also co-editing The Corpse in Modern Irish Literature and is working on a second monograph titled Self-Destructive Modernisms: Suicide, Failure, and Institutions of Care.