Reading from the heart: women, literature, and the search for true love
In a profound, touching book, Juhasz traces her life through her reading--from her girlhood infatuation with Little Women to her adult experiences with such authors as Gloria Naylor and Isabel Miller--and shows how her choices helped her understand her desires for selfhood and true love.
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READING FROM THE HEART: Women, Literature, and the Search for True LoveUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
An earnest and intimate, though single-minded and somewhat disappointing, tour through women's romance fiction, from Jane Austen to contemporary lesbian novels. Leaving aside the lighter, Harlequin ... Read full review
Reading from the heart: women, literature, and the search for true loveUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Women's romance fiction elicits both analytical and emotional responses from Juhasz, an academic (Univ. of Colorado) and a "fan" who uses object-relations theory to explain her long allegiance to the ... Read full review