Includes bibliographical references (p. -215) and index.
1. Authenticating Romantic Fiction: Lady Chatterley's Daughter / Stuart Laing -- 2. It's My Party: American Bestsellers of the 1970s / Maria Lauret -- 3. Jean Rhys: Race, Gender and History / Maggie Humm -- 4. Acts of Defiance: Celebrating Lesbians / Gabriele Griffin -- 5. Weaving Our Own Web: Demythologising/Remythologising and Magic in the Work of Contemporary Women Writers / Gina Wisker -- 6. From Vases to Tea-sets: Screening Women's Writing / Marilyn Brooks -- 7. Love and Marriage in the Works of Winifred Holtby / Sally Brown -- 8. Croquet and Serial Killers: Feminism and AgathaChristie / Odette l'Henry Evans -- 9. Life on the Street: Pat Barker's Realist Fictions / Sue Anderson -- 10. Radical Taoism: Ursula K. Le Guin's Science Fiction / Bruce Woodcock.