|Felicity A. Nussbaum||Professor. Eighteenth-Century Literature; Critical Theory; Gender Studies; Autobiography; Satire.|
|Defects: Endangering The Modern Body (with Helen Deutsch) University of Michigan Press, 2000.
Rival Queens: Actresses, Performance, and the Eighteenth-Century British
Theater. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.
The Limits of the Human: Fictions
of Anomaly, Race, and Gender in the Long Eighteenth Century, Cambridge
University Press 2003.
Torrid Zones: Maternity, Sexuality and Empire in Eighteenth-Century English Narrative. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1995.
The Autobiographical Subject: Gender and Ideology in Eighteenth-Century England. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1989. Co-recipient of Louis Gottschalk Prize. Paperback issued 1995.
Editor. The New Eighteenth Century: Theory/Politics/English Literature (with Laura Brown). New York and London: Methuen, 1987.
"The Brink of All We Hate":
English Satires on Women, 1660-1750. Lexington: The Univ. Press
of Kentucky, 1984.
"Women Writing the East
after 1750: Revisiting a 'Feminine' Orient," Women's Writing
"Between Oriental and ‘Black So Called,’ 1688-1788” in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialisms and Postcolonial Theories, eds. Daniel Carey and Lynn Festa. Oxford University Press, 2009 ).
"“Slavery, Blackness, and Islam: The Arabian Nights in the Eighteenth Century,” in “Slavery and the Culture of Abolition: Essays Marking the British Abolition Act of 1807,” special issue of Essays and Studies for the English Association, ed. Brycchan Carey and Peter Kitson. Woodbridge, Suffolk : Boydell and Brewer, 2007: 150-72.
"“Naughty Pamela’s ‘Sweet Confusion’” in Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Samuel Richardson, ed. Lisa Zunshine and Jocelyn Harris. MLA Publications, 2006: 63-69.
"Effeminacy and Femininity: Domestic Prose Satire and Fielding's David Simple," Eighteenth-Century Fiction 11.4 (July 1999): 421-44.
Criticism and Theory." In Cambridge History of
Literary Criticism, Vol. 4. Gen. Eds. H.B.
Nisbet and Claude Rawson. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ.
Press, 1997, pp. 832-36.
"One Part of Womankind: Prostitution and Sexual Geography in Memoirs of A Woman of Pleasure." differences, 7.2 (1995), 16-40.
"Gullivers Malice: Gender and the Satiric Stance." In Critical Approaches to Gullivers Travels. Ed. Christopher Fox. New York: St. Martins Press, 1994, pp. 318-334.
"Savage Mothers: Narratives of Maternity in the Mid-Eighteenth Century." Cultural Critique, 20 (Winter 1991-92), 123-151. Reprinted in Eighteenth-Century Life, 8, 16 n.s.1 (February 1992), 163-184.
Editor. "The Politics of Difference." Special issue of Eighteenth-Century Studies 23.4 (Summer 1990).
"Toward Conceptualizing Diary." In Studies in Autobiography. Ed. James Olney. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1988, pp. 128-140.
Felicity Nussbaum joined the
Department of English in 1996.