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WOMEN READ THE ROMANCE: THE INTERACTION OF TEXT AND CONTEXT
By now, the statistics are well known and the argument familiar. The Canadian publisher, Harlequin Enterprises, alone claims to have sold 168 million romances throughout the world in the single yearExpand
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Interpretive Communities and Variable Literacies: The Functions of
ONE OF THE MOST ENGAGING VOLUMES yet published On I the subject of reading is the marvelous collection of pho tographs by Andr? Kert?sz titled simply, On Reading.1 Presented without commentary, thisExpand
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A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle-Class Desire
Deftly melding ethnography, cultural history, literary criticism, and autobiographical reflection, A Feeling for Books is at once an engaging study of the Book-of-the-Month Club's influential role asExpand
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What's in a Name? Presidential Address to the American Studies Association, 20 November 1998
IN THE SPRING OF 1960, LESS THAN TEN YEARS AFTER THE founding of the American Studies Association, its first President, Carl Bode, of the University of Maryland, sat down to recall the moment of theExpand
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