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Cougars, grannies, evil stepmothers, and menopausal hot flashers : roles, representations of age and the non-traditional romance heroine

By Sandra A. Barletta


Cougars, Grannies, Evil Stepmothers, and Menopausal Hot Flashers: Roles, Representations of Age and the Non-traditional Romance Heroine is an examination of the stereotyped roles of age and the under-representation of women over forty as worthy protagonists in romance fiction

Topics: romance fiction, older women and romance, older women and ageing, Aegism and fiction, romance writing, women and romance fiction, contemporary romance fiction, love stories, publishing, romance fiction publishing
Publisher: 'Queensland University of Technology'
Year: 2014
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