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Doubled Plots: Romance and History

edited by Susan Strehle and Mary Paniccia Carden
Format
Book
Published
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2003.
Language
English
ISBN
1578065909 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : reading romance, reading history / Susan Strehle and Mary Paniccia Carden
  • Making love, making history : (anti) romance in Alice McDermott's At weddings and wakes and Charming Billy / Mary Paniccia Carden
  • History and the end of romance : Danticat's The farming of bones / Susan Strehle
  • Stopping traffic : spectacles of romance and race in The last of the Mohicans / Janet Dean
  • What "race" is the sheik? rereading a desert romance / Susan L. Blake
  • Behind the mask of coquetry : the trickster narrative in Miss Numè of Japan : a Japanese-American romance / Huining Ouyang
  • Romancing the borderlands : Josephina Niggli's Mexican village / Rita Keresztesi
  • What's a nice girl like you doing in a book like this? : homoerotic reading and popular romance / Stephanie Burley
  • Desire and the marketplace : a reading of Kathleen Woodiwiss's The flame and the flower / Charles H. Hinnant
  • A story of her weaving : the self-authoring heroines of Georgette Heyer's regency romance / Karin E. Westman
  • The race, gender, romance connection : a Black feminist reading of African American women's historical romances / Rita B. Dandridge.
Description
xxxiii, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-223) and index.
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