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Sarah Leggott

Sarah Janet Leggott
ResidenceNew Zealand
Alma materUniversity of Auckland
Scientific career
FieldsSpanish literature, autobiography
InstitutionsVictoria University of Wellington

Sarah Janet Leggott (born 1970) is a New Zealand literature academic. She is currently a full professor at the Victoria University of Wellington.[1]

Academic career

After a 1999 PhD titled 'Reinscribing the female historical subject : auto/biographical voices of contemporary Spanish women writers' at the University of Auckland, she moved to the Victoria University of Wellington, rising to full professor.[1]

Selected works

  • Leggott, Sarah. History and autobiography in contemporary Spanish women's testimonial writings. Vol. 8. Edwin Mellen Press, 2001.
  • Leggott, Sarah. "Memory, Postmemory, Trauma: The Spanish Civil War in Recent Novels by Women." (2009).
  • Leggott, Sarah. Memory, War, and Dictatorship in Recent Spanish Fiction by Women. Bucknell University Press, 2015.
  • Leggott, Sarah. The Workings of Memory: Life-Writing by Women in Early Twentieth-Century Spain. Associated University Presse, 2008.
  • Leggott, Sarah. "Re-membering Self and Nation: Memory and Life-Writing in Works by Josefina Aldecoa." Confluencia (2004): 11-20.


  1. ^ a b "Sarah Leggott - School of Languages and Cultures - Victoria University of Wellington".