Margarete Rubik is Emerita Professor of English Literature at the University of Vienna, Austria. Her research interests range from Restoration and eighteenth-century literature to the nineteenth-century novel and modern drama. She has published widely in these fields, including a study on Early Women Dramatists 1550 to 1800, an edition of the works of Delarivier Manley and Eliza Haywood (Eighteenth Century Women Playwrights, Vol. 1) and has edited volumes on Aphra Behn and her Female Successors, on Revisiting and Reinterpreting Aphra Behn, and a special issue of Women’s Writing on Aphra Behn. She has also compiled several other collections of essays, for instance on Intertextual and Intermedial Rewritings of Jane Eyre, on Stories of Empire, and on Staging Interculturality.