Rescue and Romance: Popular Novels Before World War I

Rescue and Romance: Popular Novels Before World War I

by Diana Reep

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Overview

This study of the rescue motif in popular American novels before World War I focuses on the rescue convention as part of the romantic plot of the novels. The rescue as a structured convention that controls the movement of the romantic plot appears in all types of domestic novels, gothics, dime novels, historical romances, and westerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780879722128
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 01/01/1982
Edition description: 1
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.40(d)

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