Chris Mounsey has been teaching English Literature at King Alfred's College, Winchester, for ten years. It was a teacher-training establishment and is now an arts college. He has published two academic books, a biography of the eigteenth century poet Christopher Smart and a collection of essays: both with Associated University Presses (both published in 2001). He is at present working on a new biography of Daniel Defoe. From Amazon's page on 'Essays and Dissertations'