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Publications of Janice A. Radway    :chronological  alphabetical  combined listing:

%% Books   
@book{fds243043,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular
             Literature},
   Series = {second edition and with a new introduction},
   Pages = {1-276},
   Publisher = {Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina
             Press},
   Year = {2009},
   Month = {January},
   ISBN = {0807843490},
   Abstract = {© 1984, 1991 The University of North Carolina Press. All
             rights reserved. Originally published in 1984, Reading the
             Romance challenges popular (and often demeaning) myths about
             why romantic fiction, one of publishing's most lucrative
             categories, captivates millions of women readers. Among
             those who have disparaged romance reading are feminists,
             literary critics, and theorists of mass culture. They claim
             that romances enforce the woman reader's dependence on men
             and acceptance of the repressive ideology purveyed by
             popular culture. Radway questions such claims, arguing that
             critical attention "must shift from the text itself, taken
             in isolation, to the complex social event of reading." She
             examines that event, from the complicated business of
             publishing and distribution to the individual reader's
             engagement with the text. Radway's provocative approach
             combines reader-response criticism with anthropology and
             feminist psychology. Asking readers themselves to explore
             their reading motives, habits, and rewards, she conducted
             interviews in a midwestern town with forty-two romance
             readers whom she met through Dorothy Evans, a chain
             bookstore employee who has earned a reputation as an expert
             on romantic fiction. Evans defends her customers' choice of
             entertainment; reading romances, she tells Radway, is no
             more harmful than watching sports on television. "We read
             books so we won't cry" is the poignant explanation one woman
             offers for her reading habit. Indeed, Radway found that
             while the women she studied devote themselves to nurturing
             their families, these wives and mothers receive insufficient
             devotion or nurturance in return. In romances the women find
             not only escape from the demanding and often tiresome
             routines of their lives but also a hero who supplies the
             tenderness and admiring attention that they have learned not
             to expect. The heroines admired by Radway's group defy the
             expected stereotypes; they are strong, independent, and
             intelligent. That such characters often find themselves to
             be victims of male aggression and almost always resign
             themselves to accepting conventional roles in life has less
             to do, Radway argues, with the women readers' fantasies and
             choices than with their need to deal with a fear of
             masculine dominance. These romance readers resent not only
             the limited choices in their own lives but the patronizing
             atitude that men especially express toward their reading
             tastes. In fact, women read romances both to protest and to
             escape temporarily the narrowly defined role prescribed for
             them by a patriarchal culture. Paradoxically, the books that
             they read make conventional roles for women seem desirable.
             It is this complex relationship between culture, text, and
             woman reader that Radway urges feminists to address. Romance
             readers, she argues, should be encouraged to deliver their
             protests in the arena of actual social relations rather than
             to act them out in the solitude of the imagination. In a new
             introduction, Janice Radway places the book within the
             context of current scholarship and offers both an
             explanation and critique of the study's limitations.},
   Key = {fds243043}
}

@book{fds71743,
   Author = {J.A. Radway and Carl Kaestle},
   Title = {Print in Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in
             the United States, 1880-1945},
   Booktitle = {A History of the Book in America, Vol. IV},
   Publisher = {University of North Carolina Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds71743}
}

@book{fds243046,
   Author = {J.A. Radway and Radway, JA and Gaines, K and Shank, B and Eschen,
             PV},
   Title = {American Studies: An Anthology},
   Publisher = {Blackwell Publishers},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {August},
   Key = {fds243046}
}

@book{fds243047,
   Author = {Radway, JA and Kaestle, C},
   Title = {A History of the Book in America, Vol. IV},
   Publisher = {University of North Carolina Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Key = {fds243047}
}

@book{fds243045,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary
             Taste and Middle Class Desire},
   Publisher = {Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina
             Press},
   Year = {1999},
   Key = {fds243045}
}

@book{fds243044,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {A Feeling for Books: The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary
             Taste and Middle Class Desire},
   Publisher = {Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina
             Press},
   Year = {1997},
   Month = {October},
   Key = {fds243044}
}

@book{fds243042,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular
             Literature},
   Publisher = {Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina
             Press},
   Year = {1991},
   Key = {fds243042}
}

@book{fds243041,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Reading the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular
             Literature},
   Publisher = {London: Verso Press},
   Year = {1987},
   Key = {fds243041}
}


%% Articles in a Journal   
@article{fds243027,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Learned and Literary Print Cultures in an Age of
             Professionalization and Diversification},
   Booktitle = {Print In Motion: The Expansion of Publishing and Reading in
             the United States, 1880-1945},
   Publisher = {University of North Carolina Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243027}
}

@article{fds243039,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {What’s the Matter with Reception Study?: Some Thoughts on
             the Disciplinary Origins, Conceptual Constraints and
             Persistent Viability of a Paradigm},
   Booktitle = {Reception Study},
   Publisher = {Oxford University Press},
   Editor = {Machor, J and Goldstein, P},
   Year = {2008},
   Key = {fds243039}
}

@article{fds243048,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Bridget Jones, Girls' Zines and the Problem of the Future:
             Gender, Narrative, and Subjectivity in the
             Nineties},
   Journal = {Narrative},
   Year = {2008},
   Key = {fds243048}
}

@article{fds243049,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Little Magazines, Underground Publications and Zine
             Culture},
   Journal = {Pmla},
   Year = {2008},
   Key = {fds243049}
}

@article{fds243037,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Pisanje Cintanja romance},
   Pages = {247-266},
   Booktitle = {Politka teorije: Zbornik rasprava iz kulturalnigh
             studija},
   Publisher = {Disput Publishers, Zagreb, Croatia},
   Editor = {Duda, D},
   Year = {2007},
   Key = {fds243037}
}

@article{fds243038,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Library as Place, Collection, or Service: Promoting Book
             Circulation in Durham, NC and at the Book-of-the-Month
             Club},
   Pages = {231-263},
   Booktitle = {Institutions of Reading: The Social Life of Libraries in the
             United States},
   Publisher = {University of Massachusetts Press},
   Editor = {Augst, T and Carpenter, K},
   Year = {2007},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243038}
}

@article{fds243025,
   Author = {Radway, JA and Williams, J},
   Title = {The Culture of Books: An Interview with Janice A.
             Radway},
   Journal = {The Minnesota Review},
   Volume = {65-66},
   Pages = {133-148},
   Editor = {Williams, J},
   Year = {2006},
   Month = {Spring},
   Key = {fds243025}
}

@article{fds243050,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Richard Ohmann's Voice},
   Journal = {Works and Days},
   Volume = {45/46},
   Number = {1/2},
   Pages = {1-9},
   Year = {2006},
   Key = {fds243050}
}

@article{fds243066,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Research Universities, Periodical Publication and the
             Circulation of Professional Expertise: On the Significance
             of Middlebrow Authority},
   Journal = {Critical Inquiry},
   Volume = {31},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {203-228},
   Year = {2004},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243066}
}

@article{fds243036,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {What’s In a Name?},
   Pages = {45-75},
   Booktitle = {The Futures of American Studies},
   Publisher = {Duke University Press},
   Editor = {Pease, D and Wiegman, R},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds243036}
}

@article{fds243035,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Girls, Reading, and Narrative Gleaning: Crafting Repertoires
             for Self-Fashioning Within Everyday Life},
   Pages = {176-208},
   Booktitle = {Narrative Impact: Social and Cognitive Foundations},
   Publisher = {LEA Press},
   Editor = {Brock, T and Green, M and Strange, J},
   Year = {2002},
   Key = {fds243035}
}

@article{fds243065,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {What's In a Name?: Presidential Address to the American
             Studies Association},
   Journal = {American Quarterly},
   Volume = {51},
   Pages = {1-32},
   Year = {1999},
   Month = {March},
   Key = {fds243065}
}

@article{fds243024,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Books and Reading in the Age of Mass Production: The
             Book-of-the-Month Club, Middlebrow Culture and the
             Transformation of the Literary Field in the U.S.,
             1926-1940},
   Publisher = {Per Gedins Publishers, Stockholm Sweden},
   Year = {1996},
   Key = {fds243024}
}

@article{fds243051,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {On the Gender of the Middlebrow Consumer and the Threat of
             the Culturally Fraudulant Female},
   Journal = {South Atlantic Quarterly},
   Pages = {871-893},
   Year = {1994},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243051}
}

@article{fds243064,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Beyond Mary Bailey and Old Maid Librarians: Reimagining
             Readers and Thinking Reading},
   Journal = {Journal of Education for Library and Information
             Science},
   Volume = {35},
   Pages = {1-21},
   Year = {1994},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243064}
}

@article{fds243033,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Romance and the Work of Fantasy: Struggling with Female
             Subjectivity and Sexuality at Century’s
             End},
   Booktitle = {Viewing, Reading, Listening: Reconceptualizing
             Audiences},
   Publisher = {Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press},
   Editor = {Cruz, J and Lewis, J},
   Year = {1993},
   Key = {fds243033}
}

@article{fds243034,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Dialogue About Instituting Cultural Studies: Gerald Graff,
             Janice Radway, Gita Rajan, and Robert Con
             Davis},
   Booktitle = {English Studies/Cultural Studies: Institutionalizing
             Change},
   Publisher = {Urbana: University of Illinois Press},
   Editor = {Smithson, I and Sullivan, A},
   Year = {1993},
   Key = {fds243034}
}

@article{fds243032,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Mail Order Culture and Its Critics: The Book-of-the-Month
             Club, Commodification, Consumption and the Problem of
             Cultural Authority},
   Pages = {512-531},
   Booktitle = {Cultural Studies},
   Publisher = {New York: Routledge},
   Editor = {Grossberg, L and Nelson, C and Treichler, P},
   Year = {1992},
   Key = {fds243032}
}

@article{fds243062,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Scandal of the Middlebrow: The Book-of-the-Month Club,
             Class Fracture and Cultural Authority},
   Journal = {South Atlantic Quarterly},
   Volume = {89},
   Pages = {703-736},
   Year = {1990},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243062}
}

@article{fds243063,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Ethnography Among Elites: Comparing Discourses of
             Power},
   Journal = {Journal of Communication Inquiry},
   Year = {1990},
   Month = {Fall},
   Key = {fds243063}
}

@article{fds243061,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Maps and the Construction of Boundaries: A Response to
             Michael Dennings},
   Journal = {International Labor and Working Class History},
   Volume = {37},
   Pages = {19-26},
   Year = {1990},
   Month = {Spring},
   Key = {fds243061}
}

@article{fds243031,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Book-of-the-Month Club and the General
             Reader},
   Pages = {259-284},
   Booktitle = {Readings in America},
   Publisher = {Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press},
   Editor = {Davidson, CN},
   Year = {1989},
   Key = {fds243031}
}

@article{fds243060,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Reception Study: Ethnography and the Problems of Dispersed
             Audiences and Nomadic Subjects},
   Journal = {Cultural Studies},
   Volume = {2},
   Pages = {359-376},
   Year = {1988},
   Month = {October},
   Key = {fds243060}
}

@article{fds243059,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Book-of-the-Month Club and the General Readers: On the
             Uses of Serious Fiction},
   Journal = {Critical Inquiry},
   Volume = {14},
   Pages = {516-538},
   Year = {1988},
   Month = {Spring},
   Key = {fds243059}
}

@article{fds243058,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Reading is not eating: Mass-produced literature and the
             theoretical, methodological, and political consequences of a
             metaphor},
   Journal = {Book Research Quarterly},
   Volume = {2},
   Number = {3},
   Pages = {7-29},
   Publisher = {Springer Nature},
   Year = {1986},
   Month = {Fall},
   url = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02684575},
   Doi = {10.1007/BF02684575},
   Key = {fds243058}
}

@article{fds243057,
   Author = {RADWAY, JA},
   Title = {IDENTIFYING IDEOLOGICAL SEAMS - MASS-CULTURE, ANALYTICAL
             METHOD, AND POLITICAL PRACTICE},
   Journal = {Communication},
   Volume = {9},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {93-123},
   Publisher = {GORDON BREACH SCI PUBL LTD},
   Year = {1986},
   Month = {January},
   ISSN = {0305-4233},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1986C496500006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Key = {fds243057}
}

@article{fds243030,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {American Studies, Reader Theory, and the Literary Text: From
             the Study of Material Objects to the Study of Social
             Processes},
   Booktitle = {American Studies in Transition},
   Publisher = {Odense, Denmark: Odense University Press},
   Editor = {Nye, D and Thomsen, CK},
   Year = {1985},
   Key = {fds243030}
}

@article{fds243056,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Interpretive Communities and Variable Literacies: The
             Functions of Romance Reading},
   Journal = {Daedalus},
   Volume = {113},
   Pages = {49-73},
   Year = {1984},
   Month = {Summer},
   Key = {fds243056}
}

@article{fds243055,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Women Read the Romance: The Interaction of Text and
             Context},
   Journal = {Feminist Studies},
   Volume = {9},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {53-53},
   Publisher = {JSTOR},
   Year = {1983},
   Month = {Spring},
   ISSN = {0046-3663},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1983QJ05600004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Doi = {10.2307/3177683},
   Key = {fds243055}
}

@article{fds243029,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Aesthetic in Mass Culture: Reading and the ’Popular’
             Literary Text},
   Pages = {397-429},
   Booktitle = {Linguistic and Literary Studies in Eastern Europe,
             Festschrift in Honor of Felix Vodicka},
   Publisher = {Amsterdam: John Benjamins, B.V.},
   Editor = {Steiner, P and Vroon, R},
   Year = {1982},
   Key = {fds243029}
}

@article{fds243054,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {The Utopian Impluse in Popular Literature: Gothic Romances
             and 'Feminist' Protest},
   Journal = {American Quarterly},
   Volume = {33},
   Pages = {140-162},
   Year = {1981},
   Month = {Summer},
   Key = {fds243054}
}

@article{fds243053,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Popular Culture as Play},
   Journal = {Texas Studies in Literature and Language},
   Volume = {22},
   Pages = {138-153},
   Year = {1980},
   Month = {Summer},
   Key = {fds243053}
}

@article{fds243028,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Popular Verse and Poetry},
   Pages = {345-63},
   Booktitle = {Handbook of American Popular Culture},
   Publisher = {Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press},
   Editor = {Inge, T},
   Year = {1980},
   Key = {fds243028}
}

@article{fds243052,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Phenomenology, Linguistics, and Popular Literature},
   Journal = {The Journal of Popular Culture},
   Volume = {12},
   Number = {1},
   Pages = {88-98},
   Publisher = {WILEY},
   Year = {1978},
   Month = {Summer},
   ISSN = {0022-3840},
   url = {http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1978FZ38700010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=47d3190e77e5a3a53558812f597b0b92},
   Doi = {10.1111/j.0022-3840.1978.00088.x},
   Key = {fds243052}
}


%% Other   
@misc{fds243023,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Preface to Avery F. Gordon, Ghostly Matters: Haunting and
             the Sociological Imagination},
   Publisher = {University of Minnesota Press},
   Year = {2008},
   Key = {fds243023}
}

@misc{fds243040,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Girls, Zines, and Their Afterlives: Sex, Gender, Capitalism,
             and Everyday Life in the Nineties and Beyond},
   Year = {2007},
   Key = {fds243040}
}

@misc{fds243026,
   Author = {Radway, JA},
   Title = {Richard Ohmann’s Voice},
   Pages = {vi-xi},
   Booktitle = {Foreward to Richard Ohmann, Politics of Knowledge: the
             Commercialization of the University, the Professions, and
             Print Culture},
   Publisher = {Wesleyan University Press},
   Year = {2003},
   Key = {fds243026}
}


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