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Dangerous men & adventurous women : romance writers on the appeal of the romance

Author: Jayne Ann Krentz
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1992.
Series: New cultural studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by Sandra Brown, Jayne Ann Krentz, Mary Jo Putney, and other romance writers refute the myths and biases related to the romance genre and its readers.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jayne Ann Krentz
ISBN: 0812214110 9780812214116 0812231929 9780812231922
OCLC Number: 26158491
Notes: Includes chapters by New Zealand authors.
Description: xi, 186 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Jayne Ann Krentz --
Setting the stage : facts and figures / Cathie Linz --
Beneath the surface : the hidden codes of romance / Linda Barlow and Jayne Ann Krentz --
The androgynous reader : point of view in the romance / Laura Kinsale --
The androgynous writer : another view of point of view / Linda Barlow --
The romance and the empowerment of women / Susan Elizabeth Phillips --
Sweet subversions / Daphne Clair --
Mad, bad, and dangerous to know : the hero as challenge / Doreen Owens Malek --
Mean, moody, and magnificent : the hero in romance literature / Robyn Donald --
Legends of seductive elegance / Anne Stuart --
Love conquers all : the warrior hero and the affirmation of love / Elizabeth Lowell --
Welcome to the dark side / Mary Jo Putney --
Trying to tame the romance : critics and correctness / Jayne Ann Krentz --
Loved I not honor more : the virginal heroine in romance / Doreen Owens Malek. Making a choice : virginity in the romance / Brittany Young --
By honor bound : the heroine as hero / Penelope Williamson --
Women do / Judith Arnold --
Moments of power / Stella Cameron --
The risk of seduction and the seduction of risk / Sandra Brown --
Happily ever after : the ending as beginning / Suzanne Simmons Guntrum --
Let me tell you about my readers / Diana Palmer --
Judge me by the joy I bring / Kathleen Gilles Seidel.
Series Title: New cultural studies.
Other Titles: Dangerous men and adventurous women.
Responsibility: edited by Jayne Ann Krentz.

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