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  • Author : Kristin Ramsdell
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Pages : 719
Romance Fiction: A Guide to the Genre, 2nd Edition

A comprehensive guide that defines the literature and the outlines the best-selling genre of all time: romance fiction. • A core collection list in chronological order • An exhaustive bibliographic listing of romance titl ...

  • Author : Vivian Gerow
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : EFG Publishing
  • Pages : 404
Naught’s Had

Naught’s Had is the story of Kimberley and Alex, two ordinary, unsophisticated young people, set against the backdrop of the 1970's. As rock 'n roll energizes their world and makes them believe in tomorrow, the story plays ...

  • Author : Myrna Mackenzie
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 192
Cowgirl Makes Three

When ex-model Ivy Seacrest steps onto Noah Ballenger's ranch, Noah wonders why the prettiest woman he's ever seen is working with cows, not on a runway! Ivy needs to earn enough money to pay her debts, while proving to Noah s ...

  • Author : John Markert
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 344
Publishing Romance

Romance novels have attracted considerable attention since their mass market debut in 1939, yet seldom has the industry itself been analyzed. Founded in 1949, Harlequin quickly gained market domination with their contemporary ...

  • Author : Corinne Saunders
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 584
A Companion to Romance

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 t ...

  • Author : Helen Cooper
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Pages : 600
The English Romance in Time

The English Romance in Time is a study of English romance across the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It explores romance motifs - quests and fairy mistresses, passionate heroines and rudderless boats and missing heirs - from ...

  • Author : Ad Putter,Jane Gilbert
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 310
The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romance

The Middle English popular romances enjoyed a wide appeal in later medieval Britain, and even today students of medieval literature will encounter examples of the genre, such as Sir Orfeo, Sir Tristrem, and Sir Launfal. This ...

  • Author : Madeleine Lefebvre
  • Category : History
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Pages : 224
The Romance of Libraries

In the halls of knowledge, amidst the towering stacks of books, more than just facts and fiction await. The Romance of Libraries is a collection of true accounts of emotional attachments formed in and with libraries and the l ...

  • Author : Lucy Felthouse
  • Category : N.a
  • Publisher : Lucy Felthouse
  • Pages : N.A
Mia's Wedding

**This is a completed series** Planning a wedding is stressful enough, and that’s without a harem of gorgeous men to deal with. Mia Harrington has had a difficult time of it lately—her father’s illness and subsequent de ...

  • Author : James L. Weston,Jessie Laidlay Weston
  • Category : Social Science
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Pages : 240
From Ritual to Romance

From Ritual to Romance is a 1920 landmark study of anthropology and folklore that examines the roots of the King Arthur-Holy Grail legends. Jessie Weston's revolutionary theory holds that most elements of the Grail story are ...

  • Author : Jessie Laidlay Weston
  • Category : Social Science
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Pages : 217
From Ritual to Romance

From Ritual to Romance is a landmark study of anthropology and folklore that examines the roots of the King Arthur-Holy Grail legends. Jessie L. Weston's revolutionary theory holds that most elements of the Grail story are ac ...

  • Author : W. Winters,Willow Winters
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Willow Winters Publishing LLC
  • Pages : 315
Broken: A Dark Romance
  • Author : Helen Hughes
  • Category : Social Science
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 176
The Historical Romance

The Historical Romance explores the ways in which romance authors seek to represent our fantasies of life in the past. Examining how the cut-and-thrust swashbucklers of the 1930s gave way to female-orientated romances, Helen ...

  • Author : R.L. Kenderson
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : R.L. Kenderson
  • Pages : 299
My Wrong Number

Texting the wrong number never felt so right. It started with a not-so-innocent text that I’d meant to send to the guy I was casually dating. Things had been moving slowly, and I’d decided it was time to spice things up. ...

  • Author : Susan Crane
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 242
Gender and Romance in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

In this fresh look at Chaucer's relation to English and French romances of the late Middle Ages, Crane shows that Chaucer's depictions of masculinity and femininity constitute an extensive and sympathetic response to the genr ...

  • Author : Leah Tether,Johnny McFadyen
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Pages : 563
Handbook of Arthurian Romance

The renowned and illustrious tales of King Arthur, his knights and the Round Table pervade all European vernaculars, as well as the Latin tradition. Arthurian narrative material, which had originally been transmitted in oral ...

  • Author : Debra White Smith
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Pages : 336
Reason and Romance (The Jane Austen Series)

"Smith shows her expertise with Jane Austen's work. . . . A fun and well-crafted romance through and through."--RT Book Reviews on Reason and Romance Reason and Romance: A Contemporary Retelling of Sense and Sensibility Siste ...

  • Author : Donna Hill
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 224
Strictly Confidential

Business brings them together. Will desire tear them apart? Find out in Essence bestselling author Donna Hill’s latest romance! Turning business into pleasure could cost them more than their professional partnership. To sav ...

  • Author : Cathryn Fox
  • Category : Fiction
  • Publisher : Cathryn Fox
  • Pages : 200
The Wingman

When it comes to relationships, I need all the help I can get. When Rider agrees to be my buffer, I happily put myself in his capable hands. It isn’t his fault my date goes south, but the tough as nails hockey player takes ...