Dennis Tredy is an Associate Professor at the University of Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle, where he teaches American Literature and Creative Writing. He has published numerous articles on the works of Henry James, Truman Capote and Vladimir Nabokov, and his doctoral thesis of 2002 dealt with ‘The “Innocent Reflector” and Its Function in the Works of Henry James’s “Experimental Period”’. His most recent studies of Henry James have dealt with the reception of James’s work in Europe, with James’s reception of English and French authors, and with film adaptations of the works of James.Annick Duperray is Emeritus Professor of American Literature at the Université of Provence (Aix-Marseille Université). She is volume editor for two of the four volumes of the critical edition of Henry James’s Nouvelles complètes (Editions Gallimard/Bibliothèque de la Pléiade, 2003). Her publications include an analytical study of Henry James’s tales, Echec et écriture: essai sur les nouvelles d’Henry James (1993) and a contribution to Henry James in Context (edited by David McWhirter, Cambridge University Press, 2010). She also edited The Reception of Henry James in Europe (Continuum Books, 2006).Adrian Harding teaches Comparative Literature at the American University of Paris and American Literature at the University of Provence (Aix-Marseille Université). Besides poetry, his publications include Blinds, a Study of the Aesthetics of Fiction (Lebeer Hossmann, 1985) and A Survey of English Literature: The 20th Century (Dunod, 1992). He has written extensively on modern narrative, on poetics and on contemporary art, including articles on realism and narrative poetics in Henry James. His most recent book, with photographs by Alecio de Andrade and preface by Edgar Morin, is Louvre Blinds: Le Louvre et ses visiteurs (Le Passage, 2009).The three volume editors are also the founding members of the European Society of Jamesian Studies, an international group of academics dedicated to furthering research on the work and influence of Henry James.