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Modernism and the women's popular romance in Britain, 1885-1925

Author: Martin Hipsky
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2011.
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Today's mass-market romances have their precursors in late Victorian popular novels written by and for women. In Modernism and the Women's Popular Romance Martin Hipsky scrutinizes some of the best-selling British fiction from the period 1885 to 1925, the era when romances, especially those by British women, were sold and read more widely than ever before or since. Recent scholarship has explored the desires and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hipsky, Martin.
Modernism and the women's popular romance in Britain, 1885-1925.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2011016430
(OCoLC)720024520
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Hipsky
ISBN: 9780821443774 0821443771
OCLC Number: 767736203
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 316 p.) : ill.
Contents: Contexts of popular romance, 1885-1925 --
Mary Ward's romances and the literary field --
Marie Corelli and the discourse of romance --
The women's romance and the ideology of form --
The imperial erotic romance --
Modernism and the romance of interiority.
Responsibility: Martin Hipsky.

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