Audrey Bilger

Audrey Bilger is the Faculty Director of the Center for Writing and Public Discourse and Professor of Literature at Claremont McKenna College. She is the author of Laughing Feminism: Subversive Comedy in Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen and editor of Jane Collier’s 1753 Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting for Broadview Literary Texts. She writes for Ms. magazine and the  Ms. blog and is a frequent contributor to Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop CultureHer latest book, which she coedited with Michele Kort, is Here Come the Brides! Reflections on Lesbian Love and MarriageShe is the Gender and Sexuality Editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books.


Novels Are Not the Only Books

"As soon as I finished reading 'Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?' I wanted to take stock of the Winterson canon."...

The Marriage Prop

The Prop 8 trial is, in fact, one of the greatest stories of our time....

Just Like a Woman

The shadow of the culture wars falls over these books, and Jane Austen becomes both the rescued and the rescuer....

Just Like a Woman