Romance Fiction And American Culture

Author: William A. Gleason
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134806280
Size: 66.85 MB
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Since the 1970s, romance novels have surpassed all other genres in terms of popularity in the United States, accounting for half of all mass market paperbacks sold and driving the digital publishing revolution.

Romance Fiction

Author: Kristin Ramsdell
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 159158177X
Size: 12.75 MB
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Presents a comprehensive guide for librarians and readers' advisors, provides a brief history of the romance novel, and offers reading lists and subgenre definitions.

Historical Romance Fiction

Author: Lisa Fletcher
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317121783
Size: 27.62 MB
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The first book-length study of romance novels to focus on issues of sexuality rather than gender, Historical Romance Fiction moves the ongoing debate about the value and appeal of heterosexual romance onto new ground, testing the claims of ...

New Approaches To Popular Romance Fiction

Author: Sarah S.G. Frantz
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786489677
Size: 64.52 MB
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By offering new twists in enduring debates, this collection inspires further inquiry into the emerging field of popular romance studies.

Making Meaning In Popular Romance Fiction

Author: Jayashree Kamblé
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137395052
Size: 35.45 MB
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This book examines mass-market romance fiction in the U.K., Canada, and the U.S. through four categories: capitalism, war, heterosexuality, and white Protestantism and casts a fresh light on the genre.

Happily Ever After

Author: Kristin Ramsdell
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated
Size: 63.65 MB
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Briefly sketches the history of romance novels, discusses modern romance genres, and provides an annotated list of romances and useful references.

Compelling Engagements

Author: Wendy Larcombe
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 9781862875258
Size: 79.99 MB
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These are women who are not only vulnerable but also evidently worthy of the protections or rewards promised: punishment of the rapist or the hero's love.