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Loving with a Vengeance : Mass Produced Fantasies for Women - Tania Modleski

Loving with a Vengeance

Mass Produced Fantasies for Women

Paperback Published: 1st June 2006
ISBN: 9780415974516
Number Of Pages: 170

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Upon its first publication, Loving with a Vengeance was a groundbreaking study of women readers and their relationship to mass-market romance fiction. Feminist scholar and cultural critic Tania Modleski has revisited her widely read book, bringing to this new edition a review of the issues that have, in the intervening years, shaped and reshaped questions of women's reading. With her trademark acuity and understanding of the power both of the mass-produced object--film, television, or popular literature--and the complex workings of reading and reception, she offers here a framework for thinking about one of popular culture's central issues.
This edition includes a new introduction, a new chapter, and changes throughout the existing text.

Acknowledgements vi
Introduction to the Second Edition 1
Mass-Produced Fantasies for Women 32
The Disappearing Act
The Female Uncanny: Gothic Novels for Women 94
The Search for Tomorrow in Today's Soap Operas 127
Afterword 159
Notes 165
Bibliography 187
Index 205
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ISBN: 9780415974516
ISBN-10: 0415974518
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 170
Published: 1st June 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition