In Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women, Jayne Ann Krentz and the contributors to this volume–all best-selling romance writers–explode myths and biases. In Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women, Jayne Ann Krentz and the contributors to this volume—all best-selling romance writers—explode myths and biases. Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance. Front Cover. Jayne Ann Krentz. HarperCollins Publishers,

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A Natural History of the Romance Novel. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Though there is some repetition, it is nice to get a published author’s take on why the romance genre is so popular. Open to the public Book English Monash University.

Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance

These authors are convincing when they simply write what they think, as when Sandra Brown flatly asserts that romances “are fun–fun to write, fun to adventirous, fun to dissect and discuss. The hero learns by the end of the book that he loves the heroine and can be loved in return, without losing dangerous men and adventurous women by jayne krentz of the aggressive traits he demonstrated at the beginning of the book. Amy rated it really liked it Mar 21, Yet I am extremely hostile to the praise of vestal virgins and heathen myths that populate the master plots of the romance genre.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Some of the essays are dense. She received a B. That romances are the modern-day inheritor of the heroic tradition in storytelling.

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Sparkles fly when a glittery fashionista meets an ice-cold geek No eBook available Amazon. Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: The highlight of the collection for me was Susan Elizabeth Phillip’s essay, probably because I’m womem an essay about one of her novels and it was interesting to get her feelings on the topic. HarperCollins Publisherskrnetz Literary Criticism – pages.

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dangerous men and adventurous women by jayne krentz From Publishers Weekly In 22 essays, romance novelists address why romances are popular. Share your thoughts with other customers. I’m not familiar with all the writers in this collection and some of the articles were about topics that don’t personally interest me.

This fantasy has a powerful appeal to many women. This is not a bad book–to be sure, it is a worthwhile book one should read to get a feel for the deeper roots and worldview of romance literature, but that does not mean that this book wins over its readers in the way its authors might have wished.

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Other Authors Krentz, Jayne Ann. Fascinating essays by authors of the Romance genera. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Romance fiction — Appreciation. Excellent book on why romance works and why romance readers read the genre.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This collection of essays is a little dated but illuminating. Although the book is a little on the old side originally published inmany of the themes are still true today.