Loving with a Vengeance: Mass‐Produced Fantasies for Women

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This was also published as a paperback in 1984 by Methuen (New York and London) and reprinted by them in 1985 and 1988. It was then reprinted in 1990 by Routledge (New York). A new edition, with a new introduction (which addresses criticism of the original and adds material concerning chick lit), was published by Routledge in 2008.

A review, titled ""Detours in the Search For Tomorrow: Tania Modleski's Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-Produced Fantasies for Women," by Lynn Spigel was published in 1985 in Camera Obscura 5.12 (13-14): 215-234.

Another review titled "Harlequins, Gothics, and Soap Operas: Addressing Needs and Masking Fears," by Jeanne Allen was published in 1989 in Quarterly Review of Film & Video 11: 113-115.

An important work in the field, it has also been assessed in

Clancy, Kim. "Tania Modleski, Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-produced Fantasies for Women," in Reading into Cultural Studies, edited by Martin Barker and Anne Beezer (London and New York: Routledge, 1992): 119-133.

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