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Reading the romance : women, patriarchy, and popular literature

Author: Janice A Radway
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Love stories
Popular literature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice A Radway
ISBN: 080781590X 9780807815908 0807841250 9780807841259
OCLC Number: 10229460
Description: x, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The institutional matrix : publishing romantic fiction --
2. The readers and their romances --
3. The act of reading the romance : escape and instruction --
4. The ideal romance : the promise of patriarchy --
5. The failed romance : too close to the problems of patriarchy --
6. Language and narrative discourse : the ideology of female identity.
Other Titles: Women, patriarchy, and popular literature
Responsibility: Janice A. Radway.
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