Romance revisited / edited by Lynne Pearce and Jackie Stacey

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Subjects: Love stories, English--History and criticism
Feminism and literature--Great Britain
Man-woman relationships in literature
Women and literature--Great Britain
Lesbians in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c1995
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 310 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements 6
Preface 9
The Heart of the Matter: Feminists Revisit Romance / Jackie Stacey, Lynne Pearce 11
Women and Heterosexual Love: Complicity, Resistance and Change / Stevi Jackson 49
Romancing the Helix: Nature and Scientific Discovery / Sarah Franklin 63
The Language of Love: Medieval Erotic Vision and Modern Romance Fiction / Rosalynn Voaden 78
Literature Beyond Modernism: Middlebrow and Popular Romance / Bridget Fowler 89
The Space Between: Daughters and Lovers in Anne Trister / Lizzie Thynne 103
Addicted to Love / Sue Vice 117
Bryher's Two Selves as Lesbian Romance / Diana Collecott 128
Safe and Sexy: Lesbian Erotica in the Age of AIDS / Gabriele Griffin 143
The Postmodern Romances of Feminist Science Fiction / Jenny Wolmark 158
The Heart of Whiteness: White Subjectivity and Interracial Relationships / Kathryn Perry 171
White Girls are Easy, Black Girls are Studs / Inge Blackman 185
(Not) Compromising: Inter-skin Colour Relations 197
Love in Black and White / Felly Nkweto Simmonds 210
A Public Romance: 'The Charles and Di Story' / Celia Lury 225
'Can Men Love?': 'Reading', 'Staging' and 'Resisting' the Romance / Jean Duncombe, Dennis Marsden 238
'Snuglet Puglet Loves to Snuggle with Snuglet Piglet': Alter Personalities in Heterosexual Love Relationships / Wendy Langford 251
'I never felt as though I fitted': Family Romances and the Mother-Daughter Relationship / Steph Lawler 265
'You Meet 'Em and That's It': Working Class Women's Refusal of Romance Between the Wars in Britain / Judy Giles 279
Anti-Romantic Discourse as Resistance: Women's Fiction 1775-1820 / Joan Forbes 293
Notes on the Contributors 306
Additional Authors: Pearce, Lynne
Stacey, Jackie
Notes: LCCN: 95018509
ISBN: 0814766307 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814766315 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references
OCLC Number: 32510791
ISBN/ISSN: 0814766307