Who Is in the House?
A Psychological Study of Two Centuries of Women's Fiction in America, 1795 to the PresentBook - 1981
Who Is in the House? provides the first scholarly historical and psychological analysis of both the content and the appeal of women's popular fiction in America during the past two centuries. Principal attention is given to the power of the images of home and mother, and to the theme of conflict between autonomy and dependence in the female characters.