About the Author
Gary Hoppenstand is a professor in the Department of American Thought and Language at Michigan State University. He has researched and published widely in the areas of popular culture and popular fiction studies, and he edited the Penguin Classics editions of Anthony Hope’s The Prisoner of Zenda and Rupert of Hentzau and A.E.W. Mason’s The Four Feathers. He is the past president of the Popular Culture Association, and the current editor of the Journal of Popular Culture.