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Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Writing Instructors

Gillian Bauer

Title/s: Lecturer

Specialty Area: Composition, American realism and naturalism, gothic fiction, class studies

Office #: Loyola Hall 301

Phone: 82302

E-mail: gnelson1@luc.edu


University of Southern Mississippi (2002); M.A. Northwestern University (2006); Ph.D Loyola University Chicago (2013)

Research Interests

Gothic Literature, Class Theory, Class in Literature, American Realism and Naturalism, African-American Literature, Film History, Horror Films

Selected Publications


Gothic Slumming: Realist Writers and Gothic Texts in Progressive Era America


The Werewolf’s Closet: Clothing as Prosthesis in Marie de France’s Bisclavret.” The Treatment of Disabled Persons in Medieval Europe. Ed. Wendy J. Turner and Tory Vandeventer Pearman. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2011. 259-89.

“Vampiric Discourse in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights.” Victorian Network 1:1 (2009). Web. 


“From Slumming to Passing: Doubles and Cross-Class Experimentation in Frank Norris’s Fiction.” 


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