Heroines in Love 1750-1974

Cecil, Mirabel
Publication Date 1974
ISBN 071810742X
Publisher Michael Joseph
Binding Hardback
Condition Very good copy in good+ dust wrapper
SKU 17901
Notes Blue boards with gilt titles are very clean and neat. Dust wrapper has some minor marks and is lightly rubbed. Price clipped.


Hardback. 236pp. Black and white illustrations from the magazines. A study of the romance story in popular women’s magazines from the eighteenth century to the 1970s covering the eighteen the century romps, the Gothic horror of the late eighteen century the virtuous women of the middle Victorian years to the gradually emancipated women of the twentieth century taking in the sophisticated 1920s, the 1950s housewives and the liberated women of the 1960s, and 1970s. Of interest to social historians and literary critics.
Price: £16.50