Graduate Students

Laura Finch


Laura Finch is a doctoral candidate in the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory. She focuses on post-1945 American fiction; her dissertation, titled "Personal Finance: Economic Citizens in the Contemporary Anglophone Novel," explores the ways in which contemporary novels interested in the economy represent and confront the new narratives of financial citizenship that permeate the present moment. Her research and teaching interests include American literature of the long 20th-Century, 21st-Century global anglophone novels, the politics of genre and style, affect studies, gender studies, critical theory, Frankfurt School philosophy, and literature and economics.

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Program in Comparative Literature
School of Arts & Sciences
University of Pennsylvania