Love and the Novel: Contemporary Romantic Fiction and Society (Hardback)George Paizis (author)
Hardback 212 Pages / Published: 07/09/1998
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The popularity of romance fiction is such that it constitutes nearly one quarter of new paperback fiction printed in the world. Its success depends on its ability to reflect and articulate the reader's aspirations for a better life and stands at the same time as a testament to her alienation. This fresh look at the romantic fiction seeks to discover the reason for its appeal by combining analysis of the poetics of the genre with a study of the real reader's intervention.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 212
Weight: 501 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
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