The Popular Romance Project
By Tamara Whyte
Posted on March 29, 2012
Shakespeare quotations (and misquotations) appear often in romance novels. Why? asks scholar Tamara Whyte.
Topics: Romance Scholarship
By Linda Lee
Posted on March 22, 2012
Were fairy tales originally all that romantic? Not by modern standards, says scholar Linda J. Lee.
Topics: Beyond the Novel | Romance Scholarship
By Jayashree Kamble
Posted on March 15, 2012
Category romances can demonstrate sophisticated themes drawn from classical archetypes, says scholar Jayashree Kamble.
By Deborah Kaplan
Posted on March 8, 2012
How do we know if a hero’s being heroic–or creepy? Deborah Kaplan looks at Twilight (2005) and The Changeover (1984).
By An Goris
Posted on March 1, 2012
Nora Roberts’ novels are such a success because Roberts captures a basic optimism about human relationships, says scholar An Goris.
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