Nancy K. Miller

Professor of English, French and Comparative Literature, Graduate Center, CUNY

Nancy K. Miller is currently working on a project about the experience of girls and young women in the American 1950s, about private life and middlebrow culture; also a project on the nature of extreme experience and its recording in testimony and other documents. Continuing interests include questions of autobiography and memoir, feminist theory, women's writing, trauma and testimony.  Her publications include:  Getting Personal: Feminist Occasions and Other Autobiographical Acts (New York and London: Routledge, 1991); French Dressing: Women, Men and Ancien Régime Fiction (New York and London: Routledge, 1995); and Bequest and Betrayal: Memoirs of a Parent's Death (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996, paperback edition, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000).