The Alienated Reader: Women and Romantic Literature in the Twentieth Century

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Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1991 - English fiction - 237 pages
A study of the production and consumption of popular romance which draws on a content analysis of melodramatic romance in 1930s magazines and utilizes a feminist materialist approach to Catherine Cookson as well as examining recent bestselling romances such as A Woman of Substance.

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Contents
1
Structure of a Major Mass Cultural Genre
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Cultural Theory and the Popular Romance
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