Felicity Nussbaum

Felicity Nussbaum

Felicity Nussbaum is Distinguished Research Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research interests include eighteenth-century theatre, women’s writing, and autobiography. She has published most recently 'Rival Queens: Actresses, Performance, and the Eighteenth-Century British Theatre' (U Penn Press) and, with Saree Makdisi, 'The Arabian Nights in Historical Context' (Oxford UP). Her current work includes a book on abolition and Orientalism, and a series of essays on Hester Thrale Piozzi.