Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Dale Bauer

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor of English and Gender and Women's Studies

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Selected Publications


  • Sex Expression and American Women Writers. Chapel Hill: U North Carolina Press, 2009.
  • Edith Wharton's Brave New Politics. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1994.
  • Feminist Dialogics. Albany: SUNY Press, 1988.

Book Contributions

  • "Brain Surgery and Teaching English." Turning Points and Transformations. Ed. Christine DeVine and Marie Hendry. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011. 155-62.

Edited Books

  • Cambridge History of American Women’s Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Bauer, Dale, and Philip Gould. Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  • Gilman, Charlotte P. New Cultural Edition of "The Yellow Wallpaper" . Boston: Bedford Books, 1998.
  • Bauer, Dale, and Susan J. McKinstry. Feminism, Bakhtin, and the Dialogic. Albany: SUNY Press, 1992.

Journal Articles

  • "Seriality and Ann Stephens." J19 (2013): 28-35.
  • "Why Read Southworth?." Arizona Quarterly (2013): 1-22.
  • "The Oprah Shows I Would Like to See." Women & Performance 18.1 (2008): 43-50.
  • "Forging a Pedagogical Community." Pedagogy 8.1 (2008): 179-93.
  • "Another F Word: Failure in the Classroom." Pedagogy 7.2 (2007): 157-70.
  • "The Shape of Baym’s Career." ALH 17.4 (2005): 646-52.

Special Issues of a Journal

  • Bauer, Dale, and Kelly Oliver. Feminism and Language. Spec. iss. of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (1992):