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Title Dangerous men & adventurous women : romance writers on the appeal of the romance / edited by Jayne Ann Krentz
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1992


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 MELB  813.085 K924/D  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 186 pages ; 24 cm
Series New cultural studies
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
Summary 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
Analysis Authors and readers United States
Love stories Appreciation
Love stories, American History and criticism
Sex role in literature
Women Books and reading United States
Notes Includes chapters by New Zealand authors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 181) and index
Subject Romance fiction, American -- History and criticism
Women -- Books and reading -- United States
Authors and readers -- United States
Romance fiction -- Appreciation
Sex role in literature
Genre/Form Romance fiction.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Love stories
Love stories
Romance fiction.
Author Krentz, Jayne Ann
LC no. 92022665
ISBN 0812214110
Other Titles Dangerous men and adventurous women