Misty is Professor of English and Adjunct Professor of Theatre and Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee, where she holds a Lindsay Young Chair. Anderson is the author of Imagining Methodism in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Enthusiasm, Belief, and the Borders of the Self (Johns Hopkins, 2012) and Female Playwrights and Eighteenth-Century Comedy: Negotiating Marriage on the London Stage (Palgrave, 2002). She is currently one of the editors of the forthcoming Routledge Anthology and Sourcebook of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama, which will feature The Busy Body, as well as a short documentary film about this production.