the Way Back on Wednesday: Are Feminism and Romance Novels Mutually Exclusive?

A Quickie with Kay Mussell

originally published in November, 1997 

Kay Mussell is a scholar at American University. She is a long-time reader of my column, but first came to my attention when I read Jayne Ann Krentz’s Dangerous Men & Adventurous Women, which is a series of essays written by romance novelists about the genre. It is an excellent book and if you haven’t read it, I suggest you do so – it was reissued in paperback by Harper last year. […]