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By Corinne Saunders

Romance is a diversified and fluid literary style, notoriously tricky to outline. This groundbreaking Companion surveys the numerous diversifications of romance during the a long time.

  • Considers the literary and old improvement of the romance style from its classical origins to the current day
  • Incorporates dialogue of the altering readership of romance and of romance’s distinctive relation to girls readers
  • Comprises 30 essays written by way of best specialists on diverse sessions and sub-genres
  • Challenges the concept the attraction of romance is solely escapist
  • Draws on a variety of particular and influential literary examples

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