|Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)
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British literature of the long eighteenth century, transatlantic literature, law, gender and sexuality studies, race and empire, the history of economic thought.
Sarah Nicolazzo received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Pennsylvania. She specializes in the literature of the eighteenth-century British Empire. Her current book project examines vagrancy as a legal and literary category at the intersection of capitalism, empire, and police power across the eighteenth-century Atlantic world.
"Reading Clarissa's ' Conditional Liking:' A Queer Philology," Modern Philology 112.1 (2014): 205-225.
"Henry Fielding's The Female Husband and the Sexuality of Vagrancy," The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 55.4 (2014). Forthcoming.