TITLE

10 reasons why love never goes out of style

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
India Today;4/29/2013, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses reasons to read a romance novel. It describes how romances help rekindle the first feelings of excitement and enchantment with another person. The ability of a romance novel to make a reader feel good by bringing on a rush of endorphins is mentioned. Qualities of modern romance heroines and heroes are outlined. The author also contends that those without a partner are reminded by such literature that romance can happen.
ACCESSION #
87287702

 

Related Articles

  • Getting Laid, Getting Old, and Getting Fed: The Cultural Resistance of Jennifer Crusie's Romance Heroines. Kramer, Kyra // Journal of Popular Romance Studies;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p77 

    The human body is a cultural text, and can be therefore be used to promote or resist various social norms. Jennifer Crusie, who defines herself as a writer of feminist romances, uses the bodies of her heroines to countermand several patriarchal assumptions about femininity. Within the Western...

  • Ferocious Heroines. WENDELL, SARAH // Kirkus Reviews;11/1/2011, Vol. 79 Issue 21, p1960 

    The article examines romance novels featuring fierce heroines. Such heroines are described as occasionally angry or violent and always incredibly strong and determined. It is asserted that paranormal romance allows the subject of female violence and aggression to be explored in detail. The...

  • The Heroine as Reader, the Reader as Heroine: Jennifer Crusie's Welcome to Temptation. Moore, Kate; Selinger, Eric Murphy // Journal of Popular Romance Studies;2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p138 

    This article examines Jennifer Crusie's Welcome to Temptation (2000) as a response to academic accounts of the nature and value of reading the popular romance from the 1980s and 1990s and as an anticipation of later, more positive accounts of the relationship of readers and this particular form...

  • Occupy Romance. FOX, ROSE // Publishers Weekly;6/24/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 25, p59 

    The article discusses the themes of heroes and heroines in romance-based fictional novels as of June 2013, and it also provides a top 10 list of romance and erotica books which includes the novel "Dangerous Seduction" by Zoë Archer. Several romance books are addressed, including "Homecoming...

  • Midlife heroines, "older and freer". Gullette, Margaret Morgan // Kenyon Review;Spring96, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p10 

    Examines the female character in Anglo-American fiction. Wave of feminism in novels; Representation of midlife female protagonists; Evaluation of the midlife heroine genre; Memory of youth common in midlife narratives; Focus on fear of midlife aging.

  • Peaceweaver. Johnson, Elizabeth C. // School Library Journal;May2012, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p94 

    A review of the book "Peaceweaver," by Rebecca Barnhouse is presented.

  • Bear (Book). Palencia, Elaine F. // Library Journal;7/1/1976, Vol. 101 Issue 13, p1555 

    Reviews the book 'Bear,' by Marian Engel.

  • Stolen Songbird. (Book I of the Malediction Trilogy). Dunford, Laura // CM: Canadian Review of Materials;Feb2014, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p16 

    No abstract available.

  • The Heroines.  // Publishers Weekly;9/3/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 35, p36 

    The article reviews the book "The Heroines," by Eileen Favorite.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics