If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Interests

Gender/Sexuality Studies, American, later, Theory & Criticism, Women's Literature

Since 2004, Dale M. Bauer has been a Professor of English atthe University of Illinois, Miami U of Ohio, College of the Holy Cross, andFranklin& Marshall College.   In addition to writing on feminist and critical pedagogy, she has also published Feminist DialogicsEdith Wharton’s Brave New Politics, and edited collections on Bakhtin and feminism, Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wall-paper,” and 19th-century American women’s writing.  Her new book, Sex Expression and American Women’s Writing, was published by the University of North Carolina Press in May 2009.  This is a study of American women’s writing about sexuality, from 1860 to 1940, with sentimental fictions like The Morgesons and The Silent Partner to the huge bestsellers byJewish-American writer Fannie Hurst. This new rhetoric of sexuality enables critical conversations about who had sex, when in life they had it, and how it signified.  

She is now studying the 50+ novels of the 19th-century writer EDEN Southworth (essay forthcoming in Arizona Quarterly), as well as editing the Cambridge History of American Women’s Literature(forthcoming Spring 2012).

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the expert's scholarly documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

intimacy Social Sciences
feminism Social Sciences
brain Social Sciences
writer Social Sciences
career Social Sciences
anxiety Social Sciences
social stability Social Sciences
civil war Social Sciences

Research Output 1988 2018

“The zipless fuck is absolutely pure”: Sexual liberation and 1970s american literature

Bauer, D., Jan 1 2018, American Literature in Transition, 1970-1980. Cambridge University Press, p. 102-114 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Fuck
1970s
Liberation
American Literature
Sexual

Serial women writers and racial intimacy

Bauer, D. M., 2016, In : Arizona Quarterly. 72, 1, p. 1-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intimacy
brain
writer
anxiety
social stability

Seriality and Ann Stephens

Bauer, D., 2013, J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, 1, 1, p. 28-35.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Why Read E. D. E. N. Southworth?

Bauer, D., 2013, Arizona Quarterly, 69, 1, p. 1-22.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Introduction

Bauer, D., Sep 2012, The Cambridge History of American Women's Literature. Bauer, D. M. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 1-10

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Women's Writing
Women's Literature
1990s
Affect Theory
Elaboration