Anthony Mandal is Reader in English Literature and Director of the Centre for Editorial and Intertextual Research at Cardiff University. His research interests focus on 19th-century fiction, print culture and book history, digital humanities and the gothic. His publications include The English Novel, 1800–1836 (2003), Jane Austen and the Popular Novel (2007), The Reception of Jane Austen in Europe (2007) and a scholarly edition of Mary Brunton's Regency best-seller, Self-Control: A Novel (2014). He is currently preparing two new books that focus on early 19th-century fiction: a collection of essays on Austen and Europe, and an encyclopaedia of Gothic publishing. He has developed the online literary resources British Fiction, 1800–29: A Database of Production, Circulation & Reception and the Database of Mid-Victorian Illustration. He is also one of the General Editors of the New Edinburgh Edition of the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, which is being issued in 39 volumes by Edinburgh University Press from 2013 onwards. Since 1997, he has been the founding editor of the online journal Romantic Textualities: Literature and Print Culture, 1780–1840. He is academic lead in the AHRC-funded REACT project, Jekyll 2.0: Embodying the Gothic Text.