By Corinne Saunders
- Considers the literary and historic 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 targeted relation to ladies readers
- Comprises 30 essays written via major experts on diverse sessions and sub-genres
- Challenges the concept that the charm of romance is solely escapist
- Draws on a variety of particular and influential literary examples
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A Companion to Romance: From Classical to Contemporary (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) by Corinne Saunders