The Popular Romance Project
By Albert Wendland
Posted on March 11, 2014
When authors come together, they’re eager to form their own communities, says Seton Hill’s Albert Wendland.
Topics: Romance Community | Teaching Romance | Writing Romance
By Robert Matz
Posted on February 14, 2014
Shakespeare’s sonnets, romantic? Scholar Robert Matz takes a closer look at these complicated poems.
Topics: Beyond the Novel | Romance Scholarship
By Stephanie Evans
Posted on January 28, 2014
When we think about love, do we cast too narrow a net? Dr. Stephanie Evans makes the call to think more broadly about the many faces of love.
By Witzke Serena
Posted on January 9, 2014
The website Diotima introduces visitors to love, romance, and the roles of women in the ancient classical world.
Topics: Beyond the Novel
By Katie Halsey
Posted on December 24, 2013
What does it mean to be a Janeite? The Republic of Pemberley is one place to learn.
Topics: Romance Community | Romance Scholarship
By Amy Elizabeth Smith
Posted on December 17, 2013
Ever wonder what happened to the manuscripts of Jane Austen’s novels? Amy Elizabeth Smith explores their digital incarnation.
Topics: Romance Scholarship
By Natalie Duvall
Posted on December 12, 2013
What makes the Regency appealing to modern women? The clear rules of social propriety, says Natalie Duvall.
Topics: Romance Community
By Sarah Sheehan
Posted on December 10, 2013
Librarian Sarah Sheehan’s five questions to ask yourself as you curate your personal romance collection.
By Jennine Hurl-Eamon
Posted on December 3, 2013
Historic court records capture the married and romantic life of the lower classes in the Proceedings of the Old Bailey.
By Katherine Morrissey
Posted on November 26, 2013
What do romance fiction and fanfiction have in common? Scholar Katherine Morrissey explore fanfiction website Archive of Our Own.
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