American Women's Dime Novel Project

Dime Novels for Women, 1870-1920

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About the Project

Posted on Mar 30 by

Dear Visitor, Thank you for visiting the American Women’s Dime Novel Project. This web site grew out my research for my dissertation entitled “All For Love: Gender and Class and the Woman&...
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The American Women’s Dime Novel

Posted on Mar 25 by

This introduction to women’s sensational dime novel romance is divided into eight sections. You may read it as one essay or jump to various sections by clicking on the titles below. Overview of ...
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“Willful Gaynell” A Dime Novel Excerpt

Posted on Feb 16 by

Two strong arms lifted the slight, trembling form out of the seething waters up to his throbbing breast, tightening their clasp about her before he took the perilous leap back in to the water with his...
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