Conflicting Images of Women in Romance Novels

Publication year
1983
Journal
International Journal of Women's Studies
Volume
6.1
Pages
18-25
Comment

I have not been able to locate a copy myself but according to the abstract here, the article

Contrasts the presentation of the heroine (and her relationship to the hero) in 2 types of popular romance novels: "modern gothics" and "historical romances." The role that these romance novels play in the socialization of young women and the consciousness-raising among women of all ages is discussed.