The Romance Fiction of Mills & Boon, 1909-1990s
Analyzes romantic fiction and its depiction of women within its historical context and as part of the history of ideas about women. This volume discusses such areas as: early years - class and wealth; and the twenties - sex and violence.
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A Short History of Mills Boon A very profitable
Reader Author Editor Many hours of pleasant
1910s Society and Exotic City and Country
Hero You brought me to life
Heroine Mirror Image
War and Aftermath You give me redemption
Work The smothering of the creative spark
Sex We got all the damned foreplay over with
Love and Marriage Harbour of desire
Feminism Im not a feminist but
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