Genre

  1. Adcock, Rachel. “‘Gather up the Fragments, That Nothing Be Lost’: ‘Memorable’ Women’s Conversion Narratives.” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 6 (2011): 209–15.
  2. Bacon-Smith, Camille. Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
  3. Baker, Niamh. Happily Ever After?: Women’s Fiction in Postwar Britain, 1945-60. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1989.
  4. Ballaster, Ros. Seductive Forms: Women’s Amatory Fiction from 1684 to 1740. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.
  5. Beetham, Margaret. A Magazine of Her Own? Domesticity and Desire in the Woman’s Magazine, 1800-1914. London: Routledge, 1996.
  6. ———. “Periodical Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 221–35. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  7. Berenguier, Nadine. Conduct Books for Girls in Enlightenment France. Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011.
  8. Betz, Phyllis M. Lesbian Detective Fiction: Woman as Author, Subject, and Reader. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2006.
  9. Bloom, Harold, ed. Women Writers of Children’s Literature. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1998.
  10. Bornstein, Diane. The Lady in the Tower: Medieval Courtesy Literature for Women. Hamden, CN: Archon Books, 1983.
  11. Brown, Cynthia J. The Queen’s Library: Image-Making at the Court of Anne of Brittany, 1477-1514. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
  12. Carlile, Susan, ed. Masters of the Marketplace: British Women Novelists of the 1750. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Pres, 2011.
  13. Christian-Smith, Linda K. Becoming a Woman Through Romance. New York: Routledge, 1990.
  14. Cohn, Jan. Romance and the Erotics of Poetry: Mass-Market Fiction for Women. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988.
  15. Cook, Elizabeth. Epistolary Bodies: Gender and Genre in the Eighteenth-Century Republic of Letters. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996.
  16. Cowman, Krista. “‘Carrying on a Long Tradition’: Second-Wave Presentations of First-Wave Feminism in Spare Rib C. 1972-80.” European Journal of Women’s Studies 17, no. 3 (2010): 193–210.
  17. D’Albertis, Deirdre. “The Realist Novel.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 119–32. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  18. Davin, Eric Leif. Women and the Birth of Science Fiction, 1926-1965. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2006.
  19. Day, Sarah K. Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2013.
  20. Dixon, Jay. The Romance Fiction of Mills & Boon, 1909-1990s. London; Philadelphia: UCL Press, 1999.
  21. Dzelzainis, Ella. “Silver-Fork, Industrial, and Gothic Fiction.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 105–18. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  22. Ellis, Kate Ferguson. The Contested Castle: Gothic Novels and the Subversion of Domestic Ideology. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
  23. Ferriss, Suzanne, and Mallory Young. Chick Lit: The New Woman’s Fiction. New York: Routledge, 2006.
  24. Fleenor, Juliann E., ed. The Female Gothic. Montreal: Eden Press, 1983.
  25. Frenier, Mariam Darce. Good-Bye Heathcliff: Changing Heroes, Heroines, Roles, and Values in Women’s Category Romances. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.
  26. Gibson, Mary Ellis, and Jason R. Rudy. “Colonial and Imperial Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 189–205. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  27. Hackett, Helen. Women and Romance Fiction in the English Renaissance. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
  28. Hanson, Clare. Hysterical Fictions: The “Woman’s Novel” in the Twentieth Century. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000.
  29. Harley, Jenn. Millions Like Us: British Women’s Fiction of the Second World War. London: Virago Press, 1997.
  30. Harzewski, Stephanie. Chick Lit and Postfeminism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011.
  31. Hazell, Anne M. Reflections of Reality?: Female Roles in Australian Adolescent Fiction Since World War II. Blackwood, SA: Auslib Press, 1989.
  32. Hazen, Helen. Endless Rapture: Rape, Romance, and the Female Imagination. New York: Scribner, 1983.
  33. Hipsky, Martin. Modernism and the Women’s Popular Romance in Britain, 1885-1925. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011.
  34. Hughes, Linda K. “Poetry.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 89–104. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  35. Humphrey, Judith. The English Girls’ School Story: Subversion and Challenge in a Traditional, Conservative Literary Genre. Bethesda: Academica Press, 2009.
  36. Jensen, Margaret Ann. Love’s $weet Return: The Harlequin Story. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1984.
  37. Klein, Kathleen Gregory, ed. Women Times Three: Writers, Detectives, Readers. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1995.
  38. Krentz, Jayne Ann. Dangerous Men & Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance. Phladelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992.
  39. Logan, Deborah A. “History Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 206–20. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  40. Lovell, Terry. Consuming Fiction. New York: Verso, 1987.
  41. Lymn, Jessie. “Queering Archives: The Practices of Zines.” PhD Dissertation, University of Technology, Sydney, 2014.
  42. Mackay, Carol Hanbery. “Life-Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 159–74. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  43. Maruca, Lisa. The Work of Print: Authorship and the English Text Trades, 1660-1760. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2007.
  44. McLelland, Mark, Kazumi Nagaike, Katsuhiko Suganuma, and James Welker, eds. Boys Love Manga and Beyond: History, Culture, and Community in Japan. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015.
  45. Merrick, Helen. The Secret Feminist Cabal: A Cultural History of Science Fiction Feminisms. Seattle: Aqueduct Press, 2009.
  46. Merril, Judith. The Merril Theory of Lit’ry Criticism. Edited by Ritch Calvin. Seattle: Aqueduct Press, 2016.
  47. Miner, Madonne M. Insatiable Appetites: Twentieth-Century American Women’s Bestsellers. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984.
  48. Modleski, Tania. Loving with a Vengeance: Mass-Produced Fantasies for Women. New York and London: Routledge, 1982.
  49. Moore, Lisa L., Caroline Wigginton, and Joanna M. Brooks, eds. Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions. Oxford University Press, 2012.
  50. Nelson, Claudia. Boys Will Be Girls: The Feminine Ethic and British Children’s Fiction, 1857-1917. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1991.
  51. ———. “Children’s Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 251–64. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  52. Newey, Katherine. “Drama and Theater.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 144–58. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  53. Norcia, Megan A. X Marks the Spot: Women Writers Map the Empire for British Children, 1790-1895. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2010.
  54. Philips, Deborah. Women’s Fiction, 1945-2005: Writing Romance. London; New York: Continuum, 2006.
  55. Piepmeiser, Allison. Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism. New York: New York University Press, 2009.
  56. Prough, Jennifer Sally. Straight from the Heart: Gender, Intimacy, and the Cultural Production of Shōjo Manga. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2011.
  57. Pykett, Lyn. The Improper Feminine: The Women’s Sensation Novel and the New Woman Fiction. London: Routledge, 1992.
  58. Radford, Jean, ed. The Progress of Romance: The Politics of Popular Fiction. London; New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986.
  59. Radway, Janice. Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1984.
  60. ———. “Zines, Half-Lives, and Afterlives: On the Temporalities of Social and Political Change.” PMLA 126, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 140–50.
  61. Raub, Patricia. Yesterday’s Stories: Popular Women’s Novels of the Twenties and Thirties. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.
  62. Reynolds, Kimberley. Girls Only? Gender and Popular Children’s Fiction in Britain, 1880-1910. New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1990.
  63. Roberts, Bette B. The Gothic Romance, Its Appeal to Women Writers and Readers in Late Eighteenth-Century England. New York: Arno Press, 1975.
  64. Robinson, Ainslie. “Playfellows and Propaganda: Harriet Martineau’s Children’s Writing.” Women’s Writing 9, no. 3 (2002): 395–412.
  65. Rodale, Maya. Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained. Maya Rodale, 2015.
  66. Rountree, Wendy. Just Us Girls: The Contemporary African American Young Adult Novel. New York: P. Lang, 2008.
  67. Russ, Joanna. How to Suppress Women’s Writing. Austin: The University of Texas Press, 1983.
  68. Simonds, Wendy. Women and Self-Help Culture: Reading Between the Lines. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.
  69. Smith, Caroline J. Cosmopolitan Culture and Consumerism in Chick Lit. London; New York: Routledge, 2008.
  70. Steiner, Linda. “The History and Structure of Women’s Alternative Media.” In Women Making Meaning: New Feminist Directions in Communication, edited by Lana F. Rakow. New York: Routledge, 1992.
  71. Stoneley, Peter. Consumerism and American Girls’ Literature, 1860-1940. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  72. Streitmatter, Rodger. Unspeakable: The Rise of the Gay and Lesbian Press in America. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1995.
  73. Thiel, Elizabeth. The Fantasy of Family: Nineteenth-Century Children’s Literature and the Myth of the Domestic Ideal. New York: Routledge, 2008.
  74. Thurston, Carol. The Romance Revolution: Erotic Novels for Women and the Quest for a New Sexual Identity. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.
  75. Wagner, Tamara S. “Travel Writing.” In The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, edited by Linda H. Peterson, 175–88. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
  76. Whitt, Jan. “A ‘Labor from the Heart’: Lesbian Magazines from 1947-1994.” Journal of Lesbian Studies 5, no. 1/2 (2001): 229–51.
  77. Wolstenholme, Susan. Gothic (Re)Visions: Writing Women as Readers. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1993.
  78. Yaszek, Lisa. Galactic Suburbia: Recovering Women’s Science Fiction. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2008.