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eBook Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel (Reading Women Writing) download ISBN: 0801496926
Author: Laurie Langbauer
Publisher: Cornell University Press; First Edition edition (September 25, 1990)
Language: English
Pages: 288
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Category: Literature
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Laurie Langbauer's Women and Romance will interest not only readers of the English novel but readers concerned with the poststructuralist emphasis on systems of power as well.

Laurie Langbauer's Women and Romance will interest not only readers of the English novel but readers concerned with the poststructuralist emphasis on systems of power as well. Langbauer's book makes a significant contribution to feminist theory and provides a useful perspective on the intersection of feminism and poststructuralism. - Natasha Saje Signs . About the Author. Laurie Langbauer is Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 - Characters - Women, English fiction - Women authors - History and criticism, Sex role in literature, Women in literature, Women and literature - Great Britain - History, Romanticism - Great Britain. Cornell University Press.

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Series: Reading Women Writing. Women and romance: in the tradition of English fiction, as well as in popular culture, these two terms seem inextricably intertwined. Women supposedly dream of romance-or so Freud tells us when he distinguishes between erotic and ambitious fantasies (women have, or should have, only the former);¹ they certainly seem to read and write romances–Scudéry-like romances constituted the light literature of English circulating libraries and continue today, as Harlequin romances, to stock supermarket racks.

Women And Romance book. According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form

Women And Romance book. According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely. According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form.

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Reading Women Writing. 0801424216 (alk. paper), 0801496926 (pbk. : alk. paper).

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Women and Romance: The Consolations of Gender in the English Novel. Women, Letters, and the Novel. Radway Janice A. Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature. Cornell University Press, 1990. The Origins of the English Novel 1600–1740. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987. New York: AMS Press, 1980. Chapel Hilclass "underline" University of North Carolina Press, 1984. Richetti John J. Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739. Oxford: Clarendon, 1969, 1992.

According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely .

According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. In highlighting questions of gender in this way, Women and Romance contributes to a major debate between skeptical and materialist points of view among poststructuralist critics.

According to Laurie Langbauer, the notion of romance is vague precisely because it represents the chaotic negative space outside the novel that determines its form. Addressing questions of form, Langbauer reads novels that explore the interplay between the novel and romance: works by Charlotte Lennox, Mary Wollstonecraft, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and George Meredith. She considers key issues in feminist debate, in particular the relations of feminist to the poststructuralist theories of Lacan, Derrida, and Foucault. In highlighting questions of gender in this way, Women and Romance contributes to a major debate between skeptical and materialist points of view among poststructuralist critics.