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Saunders, Corinne

A Companion to Romance: From Classical to Contemporary

Saunders, Corinne - A Companion to Romance: From Classical to Contemporary, ebook

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Romance is a varied and fluid literary genre, notoriously difficult to define. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the many permutations of romance throughout the ages.
  • Considers the literary and historical development of the romance genre from its classical origins to the present day
  • Incorporates discussion of the changing readership of romance and of romance’s special relation to women readers
  • Comprises 30 essays written by leading authorities on different periods and sub-genres
  • Challenges the idea that the appeal of romance is exclusively escapist
  • Draws on a wide range of specific and influential literary examples

Keywords: LITERARY CRITICISM / General LIT000000

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
565 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780470999165
Printed ISBN
9780631232711

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