David Brookshire is Manuscripts Transcription Editor for the Shelley Godwin Archive. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, where he is currently a Lecturer in the Department of English. Within the broad field of British literature of the eighteenth century, his scholarly interests focus on the resonances among Romantic, Gothic, and Enlightenment discourses; textual scholarship and editing; and the development of digital resources for the study of primary manuscripts. Brookshire is a member of the editorial team for The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley. He is also editor for and contributor to Percy Shelley and the De-limitation of the Gothic, a forthcoming volume of essays in the Romantic Circles Praxis Series.