Author Title Publication year Topic
Cook, Nancy Home on the Range: Montana Romances and Geographies of Hope 2009 settings, United States of America, rural romance, Tami Hoag, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, work, community, animals
Cook, Jon Fictional Fathers 1988 psychology, Harlequin Mills & Boon, gender, sex/sexuality, wealth/prosperity
Cook, Jennifer R.; Rostosky, Sharon S.; Riggle, Ellen D. B. Gender Role Models in Fictional Novels for Emerging Adult Lesbians 2013 YA/teenage romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Cooper, Katherine; Short, Emma The Female Figure in Contemporary Historical Fiction 2012
Coote, Lesley; Kaufman, Alexander L. Robin Hood and the Outlaw/ed Literary Canon 2018
Cordell, Sigrid Loving in Plain Sight: Amish Romance Novels as Evangelical Gothic 2013 Beverly Lewis, Christian romance, religion/spirituality, gothic romance
Cortesi, Taylor D. 'Traitorous Bodies': Cartesian Dualism in Romance Novels by Susan Johnson and E. L. James 2013 Susan Johnson, Fifty Shades
Coste, Didier Installments of the Heart: Text Delimitation in Periodical Narrative and Its Consequences 1981 precursors of modern romance, Publishing, Spain, translation, Berta Ruck, Hedwig Courths-Mahler, Florence Barclay, Grace Livingston Hill, Rafael Pérez y Pérez, religion/spirituality, Christian romance, marriage, social class
Coste, Didier Conformité et narrativité: travail de reproduction idéologique et discours du changement d'après quelques romans de Rafael Pérez y Pérez 1984 Rafael Pérez y Pérez
Coste, Didier A los principios de la novela rosa: dos novelas de Pérez y Pérez 1986 Rafael Pérez y Pérez, precursors of modern romance, Spain
Cothran, Casey A.; Cannon, Mercy New Perspectives on Detective Fiction: Mystery Magnified 2016
Coward, Rosalind Female Desire: Women’s Sexuality Today 1984 gender, feminism, psychology
Cox, Anthony; Fisher, Maryanne The Texas Billionaire's Pregnant Bride: An Evolutionary Interpretation of Romance Fiction Titles 2009 evolutionary psychology, Harlequin Mills & Boon, work, family, social class
Craddock, Louise Bridget Jones's Little Red Dress: Chicklit, mass-market popular romance and feminism 2004 chick lit, Melissa Senate, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Crane, Ralph; Fletcher, Lisa The Genre of Islands: Popular Fiction and Performative Geographies 2016 islands, settings, rural romance
Crane, Ralph; Fletcher, Lisa Island Genres, Genre Islands: Conceptualisation and Representation in Popular Fiction 2017 islands, settings, Margaret Evans Porter, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb
Crane, Megan Stacy Holden’s ‘Love in the Desert’: An Author’s Response 2015 sheikh romance, race/ethnicity, Scotland, Greece, gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Crane, Lynda L. Romance Novel Readers: in Search of Feminist Change? 1994 feminism, gender, sex/sexuality, readers
Cranny-Francis, Anne Feminist Fiction: Feminist Uses of Generic Fiction 1990 feminism, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, race/ethnicity, capitalism/business, wealth/prosperity, Sarah James
Crawford, Mary Rethinking the Romance: Teaching the Content and Function of Gender Stereotypes in the Psychology of Women Course 1994 psychology, teaching romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon, gender
Crawford, Joseph The Twilight of the Gothic? Vampire Fiction and the Rise of the Paranormal Romance, 1991-2012 2014 paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, genre definitions, Twilight
Creed, Barbara The women's romance as sexual fantasy: 'Mills & Boon' 1984 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Creed, Barbara Media Matrix: Sexing the New Reality 2003 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Crusie Smith, Jennifer Romancing Reality: The Power of Romance to Reinforce and Re-vision the Real 1997 readers, fashion/clothing, trash/literary quality, marriage, Jennifer Crusie, sex/sexuality, evolutionary psychology
Crusie Smith, Jennifer The Romantic Suspense Mystery 1998 romantic suspense, genre definitions, settings, precursors of modern romance, gothic romance, Horace Walpole, Ann Radcliffe, Jane Austen, Emily Brontë, Charlotte Brontë, Wilkie Collins, death, Mary Roberts Rinehart, Mabel Seeley, Dorothy MacCardle, Georgette Heyer, Vera Caspary, Daphne du Maurier, Mary Stewart, Barbara Michaels a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters a.k.a. Barbara Mertz, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Mary Higgins Clark, family, Eileen Dreyer/Kathleen Korbel
Crusie Smith, Jennifer This Is Not Your Mother's Cinderella: The Romance Novel as Feminist Fairy Tale 1999 feminism, fairytales, JoAnn Ross, family, sex/sexuality, gender, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Cruz, Jon; Lewis, Justin Viewing, Reading, Listening: Audiences and Cultural Reception 1994
Cunha, Maria Teresa Santos Armadilhas da sedução: os romances de M. Delly 1999 Delly, precursors of modern romance
Curthoys, Ned; Ganguly, Debjani Edward Said: The Legacy of a Public Intellectual 2007
Curthoys, Ann; Docker, John Popular Romance in the Postmodern Age. And an Unknown Australian Author 1990 Edwina Shore, trash/literary quality, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Dalsgaard, Inger H. Consumed by Romance: Narration, Branding, and Participation in the Digital Marketplace 2009 readers
Daly, Brenda O. Laughing WITH, or Laughing AT the Young-Adult Romance 1989 YA/teenage romance, food, alcohol, health/medical, gender, social class, work
Dandridge, Rita B. African American Women's Historical Romances: Race and Gender Revisited 2003 African American romance, race/ethnicity, gender, Beverly Jenkins, Shirley Hailstock, historical romance, sex/sexuality
Dandridge, Rita B. The Race, Gender, Romance Connection: A Black Feminist Reading of African American Women's Historical Romances 2003 historical romance, African American romance, feminism, race/ethnicity, gender, Beverly Jenkins, Shirley Hailstock, Roberta Gayle, history, sex/sexuality, United States of America
Dandridge, Rita B. Black Women's Activism: Reading African American Women's Historical Romances 2004 historical romance, African American romance, romance and, or as, activism, United States of America, race/ethnicity, Anita Richmond Bunkley, Beverly Jenkins, Shirley Hailstock, Francine Craft, Gay G. Gunn, gender, history, sex/sexuality
Dandridge, Rita B. The African American Historical Romance: An Interview with Beverly Jenkins 2010 historical romance, African American romance, Beverly Jenkins, race/ethnicity, romance and, or as, activism
Dandridge, Rita B. Love Prevailed Despite What American History Said: Agape and Eros in Beverly Jenkins's Night Song and Through the Storm 2016 Beverly Jenkins, love, sex/sexuality, history, gender, race/ethnicity, United States of America, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, family, wealth/prosperity
Darbyshire, Peter Romancing the World: Harlequin Romances, the Capitalist Dream, and the Conquest of Europe and Asia 2000 Harlequin Mills & Boon, capitalism/business, Publishing, Poland, Germany, United States of America, socialism and/or communism, wealth/prosperity, work, Japan, France
Darbyshire, Peter The Politics of Love: Harlequin Romances and the Christian Right 2002 sex/sexuality, Christian romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon, gender, United States of America, feminism, work, family, readers, religion/spirituality, capitalism/business
Darian-Smith, Kate; Grimshaw, Patricia; Lindsey, Kiera; Mcintyre, Stuart Exploring the British World: Identity, Cultural Production, Institutions 2004
Dascăl, Reghina Raj Matriarchs: Women Authors of Anglo-Indian Romance 2012 India, UK, history, Maud Diver, Flora Annie Steel
Davis, Storme G. Nora Roberts: descendant of Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë? 2008 Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb
Davis, Sara N. Values and the Romance Novel: Journeys of the Reader 2005 readers, psychology, teaching romance
Davis, Mary Louise Romances and the Modern Ms.: a Study of Contemporary (Line) Romances, 1980-1984 1986 paratext, gender, readers, work, sex/sexuality
Day, Sara K. Reimagining Forever...: The Marriage Plot in Recent Young Adult Literature 2020 YA/teenage romance, marriage
Day, Gary; Bloom, Clive Perspectives on Pornography: Sexuality in Film and Literature 1988
De Donato, Gigliola; Gazzola Stacchini, Vanna I best seller del ventennio: Il regime e il libro di massa 1991
de Geest, Dirk; Goris, An Constrained Writing, Creative Writing: The Case of Handbooks for Writing Romances 2010 authors, trash/literary quality, Publishing, readers, genre definitions, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
De Silva Miguel, Donna Love conquers all: the rhetoric, culture, and appeal of the contemporary romance novel, and coming to terms with coming out of the closet 2002
Deal, Clare H. Throbb[ing] with a consciousness of a knowledge that appalled her’: Embodiment and Female Subjectivity in the Desert Romance 2015 E. M. Hull, sheikh romance, feminism, sex/sexuality, gender, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Dean, John; Gabilliet, Jean-Paul European Readings of American Popular Culture 1996
DeBlase, Gina Acknowledging agency while accommodating romance: Girls negotiating meaning in literacy transactions 2003 readers, gender, social class
Deffenbacher, Kristina Rape Myths' Twilight and Women's Paranormal Revenge in Romantic and Urban Fantasy Fiction 2014 rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, gender, Twilight, Patricia Briggs, Nicole Peeler, Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, Christine Feehan, J. R. Ward, Dianne Sylvan, Richelle Mead, Karen Marie Moning, Charlaine Harris
Del Grosso Destreri, Luigi; Brodesco, Alberto; Giovanetti, Silvia; Zanatta, Sara Una galassia rosa: Ricerche sulla letteratura femminile di consumo 2009
Delamoir, Jeanette Marie Bjelke Petersen's 'virile story': Jewelled Nights, gender instability, and the bush 2003 cross-dressing, Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australia, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, trash/literary quality, Publishing, settings, fashion/clothing, film/movies, religion/spirituality, gender, social class, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Delany, Samuel R. The Gestation of Genres: Literature, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Fantasy ... 1987 genre definitions, Publishing
Desai, Gaurav Teaching the African Novel 2009
Desmet, Christy; Sawyer, Robert Shakespeare and Appropriation 1999
DeVries, Susan; Dunlop, Margaret; Goopy, Suzanne; Moyle, Wendy; Sutherland‐Lockhart, Diane Discipline and passion: meaning, masochism and mythology in popular medical romances 1995 medical romance, history, work, emotions, sex/sexuality, health/medical, death, family, settings, gender, BDSM, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Diamond, Geneva Medievalism and the Courtship Plot in Julie Garwood's Popular Romance Novels 2015 Julie Garwood, historical romance, gender, romantic suspense
Diekman, Amanda B.; McDonald, Mary; Gardner, Wendi L. Love means never having to be careful: The relationship between reading romance novels and safe sex behavior 2000 psychology, sex/sexuality, readers
Dillon, George L. The Genres Speak; Using Large Corpora to Profile Generic Registers 2007 linguistics, Harlequin Mills & Boon, sex/sexuality
DiVisconte, Jessica The Recession and Its Effect on the Romance Genre 2009 Publishing
Diwersy, Sascha; Gonon, Laetitia; Goossens, Vannina; Gymnich, Marion; Tutin, Agnès Speech Verbs in French and English Novels 2020 linguistics, emotions, languages
Dixon, Peter; Bortolussi, Marisa Readers' Knowledge of Popular Genre 2009 psychology, genre definitions, readers, emotions
Dixon, jay Fantasy Unlimited: the World of Mills and Boon 1987 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Dixon, jay The Romance Fiction of Mills & Boon 1909-1990s 1999 Harlequin Mills & Boon, rural romance, settings, marriage, gender, feminism, war/armed forces, work, love, Publishing, sex/sexuality, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Donalson, Tara A. The Parody of Romance 2005 Christian romance, religion/spirituality
Douglas, Ann Soft-Porn Culture: Punishing the Liberated Woman 1980 BDSM, pornography, Harlequin Mills & Boon, feminism, virginity, readers, gender
Downey, Kristin Irony, Ideology, and Resistance: The Amazing Double Life of Harlequin Presents 2005 Harlequin Mills & Boon, marriage, family, sex/sexuality, readers, gender, national identity, race/ethnicity
Doyle, Marsha Vanderford The Rhetoric of Romance: A Fantasy Theme Analysis of Barbara Cartland Novels 1985 Barbara Cartland, gender, religion/spirituality, love
Drakulić-Ilić, Slavenka Smrtni grijesi feminizma. Ogledi u mudologiji 1984 readers, sex/sexuality, trash/literary quality, socialism and/or communism
Drayton, Arthur D.; Ajayi-Soyinka, Omofolabo; Ukpokodu, I. Peter African Literatures at the Millennium 2007
Dreimane, Jana Authors, Publishers and Readers of Popular Literature in Latvia in the Late 1980s and Early 1990s 2015 Latvia, Publishing, readers, translation, Hedwig Courths-Mahler, Ethel M. Dell, trash/literary quality, socialism and/or communism
Drescher, Horst W.; Hagemann, Susanne Scotland to Slovenia: European Identities and Transcultural Communication. Proceedings of the Fourth International Scottish Studies Symposium 1996
Driscoll, Catherine One True Pairing: The Romance of Pornography and the Pornography of Romance 2006 fanfiction, pornography, sex/sexuality, gender
Driscoll, Beth; Fletcher, Lisa; Wilkins, Kim Women, Akubras and Ereaders: Romance Fiction and Australian Publishing 2011 Australia, Publishing, rural romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Driscoll, Beth Genre, Author, Text, Reader: Teaching Nora Roberts’s Spellbound 2014 teaching romance, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb
Driscoll, Beth; Fletcher, Lisa; Wilkins, Kim; Carter, David The Publishing Ecosystems of Contemporary Australian Genre Fiction 2018 Publishing, Australia
Driscoll, Beth Book Blogs as Tastemakers 2019 readers
Dryden, Therese Michelle Bachelor Dad on Her Doorstep 2011 Harlequin Mills & Boon, authors, love, Georgette Heyer, Daphne du Maurier, Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë
Dryden, Therese The Valentine Wars 2019 feminism, family, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, Rachel Gibson, Robyn Carr, Marie Force, Kristan Higgins, Ruthie Knox, Bella Andre, Grace Burrowes, Sharon Sala
Dubino, Jeanne The Cinderella Complex: Romance Fiction, Patriarchy, and Capitalism 1993 capitalism/business, readers, work, gender
Duder, C. J. D. Love and the Lions: The Image of White Settlement in Kenya in Popular Fiction, 1919-1939 1991 Kenya, UK, national identity, history, race/ethnicity, Florence Riddell, Nora K. Strange, trash/literary quality, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism
Dudovitz, Resa L. The Myth of Superwoman: Women's Bestsellers in France and the United States 1990 France, United States of America
Dugger, Julie M. “I’m a Feminist, But…” Popular Romance in the Women’s Literature Classroom 2014 feminism, teaching romance, readers, Jane Austen, trash/literary quality
Dummer, Kathleen Ann A study of character development of main characters in young adult category romance literature 1990 YA/teenage romance, trash/literary quality
Dunnion, Janne May Mapping Normalcy: Romance and the Postmodern Body 1997 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Dyhouse, Carol Hearthrobs: A History of Women and Desire 2017 gender, sex/sexuality, Charles Garvice, E. M. Hull, Georgette Heyer, Barbara Cartland, race/ethnicity
Ebert, Teresa L. The Romance of Patriarchy: Ideology, Subjectivity, and Postmodern Feminist Cultural Theory 1988 gender, capitalism/business, work, Harlequin Mills & Boon, feminism, readers, Sarah James, Janet Dailey
Ebert, Teresa L. The Task of Cultural Critique 2009 capitalism/business, social class, chick lit, Elizabeth Lowell
Ebert, Teresa L. Hegel's “picture-thinking” as the interpretive logic of the popular 2014 capitalism/business, social class, religion/spirituality, Linda Howard, philosophy, emotions
Eco, Umberto; Federzoni, Marina; Pezzini, Isabella; Pozzato, Maria Pia Carolina Invernizio, Matilde Serao, Liala 1979 Liala, pen name of Amalia Liana Cambiasi Negretti Odescalchi
Eden, Edward; Goertz, Dee Carol Shields, Narrative Hunger, and the Possibilities of Fiction 2003
Edlins, Mariglynn Superhero, Sleeping Beauty, or Devil? The Making of Orphan Myths and Public Administration 2016 family, emotions
Edmondson, Belinda Caribbean Romances: The Politics of Regional Representation 1999
Edmondson, Belinda The Black Romance 2007 African American romance, precursors of modern romance, sex/sexuality, race/ethnicity, Frances Watkins Harper, Caribbean, film/movies, social class, national identity
Edwards, Holly Noble Dreams, Wicked Pleasures: Orientalism in America, 1870-1930 2000
Egan, Jesi Cultural Futurity and the Politics of Recovery: Mary Renault's Ambivalent Romances 2016 Mary Renault, romance and, or as, activism, genre definitions, sex/sexuality, UK, national identity, health/medical, trash/literary quality, gender, emotions, modernism, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Ehnenn, Jill Desperately Seeking Susan Among the Trash: Reinscription, Subversion and Visibility in the Lesbian Romance Novel 1998 lesbian romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, readers, trash/literary quality, sex/sexuality, family
Eickelman, Dale F.; Anderson, Jon W. New Media in the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere 1999
Eike, Ann M. An Investigation of the Market for Paperback Romance Novels 1986 Publishing
Eiss, Harry Images of the Child 1994
Elliott, Margaret A. The Librarian's Stereotyped Image in Romance Novels, 1980-1995: Has the Image Changed? 1996 libraries/librarians, work
Elliott, Jack Patterns and Trends in Harlequin Category Romance 2014 Harlequin Mills & Boon, linguistics, authors
Elliott, Jack Vocabulary decay in category romance 2016 linguistics, Harlequin Mills & Boon, authors, Jane Austen
Elliott, Jack Whole genre sequencing 2017 genre definitions, Harlequin Mills & Boon, authors, linguistics
Ellis, Kate Gimme Shelter: Feminism, Fantasy, and Women's Popular Fiction 1987 feminism, gothic romance, virginity, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Charlotte Brontë, settings, family, work, Kathleen Woodiwiss, readers
Emrys, A. B. Magic Regencies: How Fantasy Forms a Hybrid 1994 historical romance, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, Patricia Wrede, Caroline Stevermer, Teresa Edgerton, Walter Jon Williams
Engler, Sandra "A Career's Wonderful, but Love is More Wonderful Still": Femininity and Masculinity in the Fiction of Mills & Boon 2005 gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon
English, Jessica Reading the Romance: Through the Eyes of a Millenial Feminist 2017 feminism, readers
English Studies Group, 1978–9, The Recent Developments in English Studies at the Centre 1980 linguistics, Barbara Cartland, family, settings, social class, gender, capitalism/business
Erekli, Arzu Medeni ya da müslüman: popüler aşk romanlarında Feyza olmak 2006 Islam, gender, Turkey
Erhart, Virginia Amor, ideología y enmascaramiento en Corín Tellado 1973 Corín Tellado
Erhart, Virginia Amor y consumo en las novelas de Corin Tellado 1976 Corín Tellado
Escolar, Marisa Marry the Allies? Luciana Peverelli’s ‘True’ Romanzo Rosa in ‘Liberated’ Rome 2015 Luciana Peverelli, Italy, national identity, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, race/ethnicity, war/armed forces, sex/sexuality, UK
Esquibel, Catrióna Rueda A Duel of Wits and the Lesbian Romance Novel: Or, Verbal Intercourse in Fictional Regency England 1992 lesbian romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, Michelle Martin, historical romance
Esser, Linda; Adkins, Denice; Velasquez, Diane L. “The Red Dot District”: Uncommon Ground in Reader Advisory Education and Professional Practice 2008 libraries/librarians, trash/literary quality, readers, pornography
Fahnestock-Thomas, Mary Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective 2001 Georgette Heyer
Faktorovich, Anna The Formulas of Popular Fiction: Elements of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Religious and Mystery Novels 2014
Faktorovich, Anna Gender Bias in Mystery and Romance Novel Publishing: Mimicking Masculinity and Femininity 2015 authors, gender
Faktorovich, Anna Interview with Mary Jo Putney, Best-Selling Romance Author 2015 Mary Jo Putney, authors, historical romance
Fallon, Eileen Words of Love: A Complete Guide to Romance Fiction 1984 genre definitions, precursors of modern romance, trash/literary quality, historical romance, history, authors, Publishing, Georgette Heyer, Kathleen Woodiwiss, gothic romance
Farooqui, Javaria; Ashraf, Rabia Reconnaissance of ‘Difference’ in Cognitive Maps: Authenticating Happily Ever After in Julia Quinn’s To Sir Philip with Love 2019 psychology, Julia Quinn, historical romance
Faura, Salvador; Godsland, Shelley; Moody, Nickianne The Romance Novel, or, the Generalisimo's Control of the Popular Imagination 2004 Corín Tellado, Spain, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism
Faust, Meredith S. "Love of the purest kind": Heteronormative rigidity in the homoerotic fiction of Ann Herendeen 2010 Ann Herendeen, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Faust, Beatrice Women, Sex and Pornography 1980 rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, pornography, sex/sexuality, Rosemary Rogers, Patricia Gallagher, Patricia Matthews, Harlequin Mills & Boon, feminism, gender
Felski, Rita Kitsch, Romance Fiction and Male Paranoia: Stephen King meets the Frankfurt School 1990 trash/literary quality
Feng, Jin "Addicted to Beauty": Consuming and Producing Web-based Chinese Danmei Fiction at Jinjiang 2009 China, m/m romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, authors, readers, gender, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Feng, Jin Men Conquer the World and Women Save Mankind: Rewriting Patriarchal Traditions through Web-based Matriarchal Romances 2011 China, socialism and/or communism, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, gender, war/armed forces
Feng, Jin Romancing the Internet: Producing and Consuming Chinese Web Romance 2013 China
Fenty, Linda D. A Comparative Analysis of Female Role Models in Selected Contemporary Teen Romances 1987 YA/teenage romance
Fera-VanGent, Tania Popular Romance Novels: Seeking out the 'Sisterhood' 2005 precursors of modern romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon, chick lit
Fernández Rodríguez, Carolina Del cuento de hadas a la novela romántica: Una visión de la sub/literatura como gimnasio mental y laboratorio de sub/versión cultural 2018 trash/literary quality, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, feminism, readers, sex/sexuality, psychology, romance and, or as, activism, fairytales
Fernández Rodríguez, Carolina Chamorro WWII Romances: Combating Erasure with Tales of Survival and Vitality 2019 Guam, United States of America, race/ethnicity, Paula Quinene, Cathy Sablan Gault, islands, history, romance and, or as, activism, languages, religion/spirituality, war/armed forces, historical romance
Ferrández San Miguel, María; Neumann, Claus-Peter Taking Stock to Look Ahead: Celebrating Forty Years of English Studies in Spain 2018
Fialkoff, Francine Romancing the Patron: Romance novels don't get equal review treatment 1992 libraries/librarians
Fife, Leslie The 2000-2003 Proceedings of the SW/Texas PCA/ACA Conference 2003
Finn, Geraldine Women, Fantasy, and Popular Culture: The Wonderful World of Harlequin Romance 1988 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Fischer, Heinz-Dietrich; Melnik, Stefan Reinhard Entertainment: A Cross-Cultural Examination 1979
Fisher, Maryanne L.; Meredith, Tami M. The Success behind the Candy-Colored Covers: An Evolutionary Perspective on Romance Novels 2012 evolutionary psychology, paratext
Fisher, Maryanne; Cox, Anthony Man Change Thyself: Hero Versus Heroine Development in Harlequin Romance Novels 2010 evolutionary psychology, gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Fitzsimmons, Rebekah; Wilson, Casey Alane Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction 2020
Fleenor, Juliann E. The Female Gothic 1983
Flegel, Monica; Roth, Jenny Annihilating love and heterosexuality without women: Romance, generic difference, and queer politics in "Supernatural" fan fiction 2010 fanfiction, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Fleites-Lear, Marisela ¿Victoria contra Corín Tellado?: La novela rosa revolucionaria cubana y la ficción en Mujeres 2009 Corín Tellado, Cuba, readers, socialism and/or communism
Flesch, Juliet Ella From Australia with love: Australian romance novels, 1950-2000 2001 national identity, Australia, feminism, Lucy Walker, Publishing, readers, sex/sexuality, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, race/ethnicity, translation, settings, Marion Lennox, Ann Charlton, Alison Kelly, Joyce Dingwell/Kate Starr, Edwina Shore, Helen Bianchin, paratext, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Flesch, Juliet A Labour of Love? Compiling a Bibliography of Twentieth Century Australian Romance Novels 1996 libraries/librarians, Australia, authors, Margaret Way, Marion Lennox, Emma Darcy, Victoria Gordon, paratext
Flesch, Juliet A Labour of Love? The Story Behind the Compilation of Love Brought to Book: A Bio-bibliography of 20th Century Australian Romance Novels 1996 Australia, libraries/librarians, Margaret Way, Marion Lennox, Emma Darcy, Victoria Gordon, authors, paratext
Flesch, Juliet Not just housewives and old maids 1997 libraries/librarians
Flesch, Juliet From Australia With Love: A History of Modern Australian Popular Romance Novels 2004 Australia, national identity, Helen Bianchin, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Emma Darcy, Ann Charlton, authors, Marion Lennox, Joyce Dingwell/Kate Starr, Valerie Parv, feminism, Victoria Gordon, Alison Kelly, race/ethnicity, Publishing, translation, paratext, readers, Lucy Walker, sex/sexuality, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Meredith Webber
Flesch, Juliet Blushing Bride to Bush Matriarch: Women in the Fiction of Lucy Walker 2005 Lucy Walker
Flesch, Juliet Love under the Coolabah: Australian Romance Publishing since 1990 2007 Australia, Publishing
Flesch, Juliet ”Feminists Talk about Sisterhood: I Do Not Know How Deeply They Feel It”: Australian Mass Market Romance Novels and Their Critics 2009 feminism
Flesch, Juliet The Wide Brown Land and the Big Smoke: The Setting of Australian Popular Romance 2012 Australia, settings
Fletcher, Lisa I love you: historical romance fiction and heterosexuality 2002 historical romance
Fletcher, Lisa “Mere Costumery”? Georgette Heyer’s Cross-Dressing Novels 2004 historical romance, Georgette Heyer, fashion/clothing, cross-dressing, gender
Fletcher, Lisa Historical Romance Fiction: Heterosexuality and Performativity 2008 love, sex/sexuality, Georgette Heyer, historical romance, linguistics, fashion/clothing, A. S. Byatt
Fletcher, Lisa; Gaby, Rosemary; Kloester, Jennifer Pedagogy Report: Embedding Popular Romance Studies in Undergraduate English Units: Teaching Georgette Heyer’s Sylvester 2011 teaching romance, Georgette Heyer, history, metafiction
Fletcher, Lisa The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Popular Romance Studies: What is it, and why does it matter? 2013 teaching romance
Fletcher, Lisa Writing the Happy Ever After: An Interview with Anne Gracie 2014 Anne Gracie, trash/literary quality, metafiction, Jane Austen, readers, emotions, family, wealth/prosperity, sex/sexuality, happy ending
Fletcher, Lisa Popular Fiction and Spatiality: Reading Genre Settings 2016
Fletcher, Lisa; Driscoll, Beth; Wilkins, Kim Genre Worlds and Popular Fiction: The Case of Twenty-First-Century Australian Romance 2018 Publishing, Australia
Fletcher, Lisa; McAlister, Jodi; Temple, Kurt; Williams, Kathleen #loveyourshelfie: Mills & Boon books and how to find them 2019 Harlequin Mills & Boon, paratext, trash/literary quality, readers, Publishing, Australia
Fong, Katrina; Mullin, Justin B.; Mar, Raymond A. What You Read Matters: The Role of Fiction Genre in Predicting Interpersonal Sensitivity 2013 readers, psychology
Fong, Katrina; Mullin, Justin B.; Mar, Raymond A. How Exposure to Literary Genres Relates to Attitudes Toward Gender Roles and Sexual Behavior 2015 psychology, readers, sex/sexuality, gender
Forbes, Curdella X Press Publications: Pop Culture, “Pop Lit” and Caribbean Literary Criticism: An Essay of Provocation 2006 Caribbean, Valerie Belgrave, UK, race/ethnicity, sex/sexuality
Fordham, Helen ‘That’s love for you’: Destabilizing divides and re-imaging subjectivities in the romantic fiction of Eloisa James 2014 trash/literary quality, readers, Eloisa James, Shakespeare
Foster, Guy Mark How Dare a Black Woman Make Love to a White Man! Black Women Romance Novelists and the Taboo of Interracial Desire 2007 race/ethnicity, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, United States of America, Lizzette Carter, Dyanne Davis, Monica White, history, psychology, African American romance, gender, sex/sexuality, readers
Foster, Guy Mark What To Do If Your Inner Tomboy Is a Homo: Straight Women, Bisexuality, and Pleasure in M/M Gay Romance Fictions 2015 gender, m/m romance, sex/sexuality, psychology, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Fowler, Bridget "True to Me Always": An Analysis of Women's Magazine Fiction 1979 romances in magazines/romance magazines, social class, readers, precursors of modern romance, marriage, work, wealth/prosperity, gender, medical romance, settings, rural romance
Fowler, Bridget The Alienated Reader: Women and Romantic Literature in the Twentieth Century 1991 social class, gender, Samuel Richardson, capitalism/business, religion/spirituality, precursors of modern romance, readers, trash/literary quality, Catherine Cookson, Publishing, romances in magazines/romance magazines, Harlequin Mills & Boon, work, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Barbara Cartland, fairytales, family, feminism, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, marriage, Scotland, sex/sexuality
Fox, Pamela A. Ethel Carnie Holdsworth's "Revolt of the Gentle": Romance and the Politics of Resistance in Working-Class Women's Writing 1993 socialism and/or communism, Ethel Carnie Holdsworth, precursors of modern romance
Fox, Pamela The "Revolt of the Gentle": Romance and the Politics of Resistance in Working-Class Women's Writing 1994 social class, socialism and/or communism, UK, Ethel Carnie Holdsworth, Ellen Wilkinson, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, capitalism/business, work, gender, precursors of modern romance
Francis, Conseula Flipping the Script: Romancing Zane's Urban Erotica 2016 Zane, sex/sexuality, romance and, or as, activism, race/ethnicity, emotions, marriage, love
Franck, Kaja Growing Pains of the Teenage Werewolf: Young Adult Literature and the Metaphorical Wolf 2020 paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, YA/teenage romance, Maggie Stiefvater, animals, fairytales, Twilight
Franco, Jean Plotting Women: Popular Narratives for Women in the United States and in Latin America 1986 Anne Mather, gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Mexico
Franco, Jean The Incorporation of Women: A Comparison of North American and Mexican Popular Narrative 1986 social class, Corín Tellado, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Anne Mather, gender, work, wealth/prosperity, Mexico
Frankel, Valerie Estelle Adoring Outlander: Essays on Fandom, Genre and the Female Audience 2016
Franssen, Thomas; Velthuis, Olav Making materiality matter: a sociological analysis of prices on the Dutch fiction book market, 1980–2009 2016 Publishing, Netherlands, trash/literary quality
Frantz, Sarah S. G. "Expressing" Herself: The Romance Novel and the Feminine Will to Power 2002 feminism, gender, readers, metafiction, Mary Balogh, Jayne Ann Krentz/Amanda Quick/Jayne Castle, sex/sexuality, Sandra Brown, Bertrice Small, Diana Gabaldon, Susan Johnson, Alexis Harrington, Candice Proctor, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Frantz, Sarah S. G. "Suzanne Brockmann" 2008 Suzanne Brockmann, war/armed forces, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, race/ethnicity, Islam, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, romantic suspense
Frantz, Sarah S. G. Darcy’s Vampiric Descendants: Austen’s Perfect Romance Hero and J. R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood 2009 Jane Austen, J. R. Ward, readers, gender, emotions
Frantz, Sarah S. G. I’ve tried my entire life to be a good man': Suzanne Brockmann’s Sam Starrett, Ideal Romance Hero 2009 Suzanne Brockmann, war/armed forces, gender, sex/sexuality, race/ethnicity, family
Frantz, Sarah S. G.; Rennhak, Katharina Women Constructing Men: Female Novelists and their Male Characters, 1750-2000 2009
Frantz, Sarah S. G. "How we love is our soul": Joey W. Hill's BDSM Romance Holding the Cards 2012 Joey W. Hill, BDSM, erotic romance, Ellora's Cave, genre definitions, metafiction
Frantz, Sarah S. G.; Selinger, Eric Murphy New Approaches to Popular Romance Fiction: Critical Essays 2012
Frantz, Sarah S. G. The History of BDSM Fiction and Romance 2012 BDSM, John Preston, sex/sexuality, Fifty Shades
Frantz Lyons, Sarah; Selinger, Eric Murphy Strange Stirrings, Strange Yearnings: The Flame and the Flower, Sweet Savage Love, and the Lost Diversities of Blockbuster Historical Romance 2016 historical romance, Kathleen Woodiwiss, feminism, sex/sexuality, Rosemary Rogers, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, United States of America
Frederick, Rhonda Making Jamaican Love: Colin Channer's Waiting in Vain and Romance-ified Diaspora Identities 2013 national identity, Caribbean, Colin Channer, Jamaica, social class, race/ethnicity, gender, erotic romance
Frenier, Mariam Darce Good-bye Heathcliff: Changing Heroes, Heroines, Roles, and Values in Women’s Category Romances 1988 gender, United States of America, UK, Harlequin Mills & Boon, feminism, sex/sexuality, work
Fresno-Calleja, Paloma Chick-Lit Pasifika-Style or How to B(l)end the Formula: Lani Young’s Scarlet Series 2020 Lani Wendt Young, chick lit, Samoa, metafiction, YA/teenage romance, race/ethnicity, feminism, food, alcohol, metaphor/symbolism, family, wealth/prosperity, national identity, sex/sexuality, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Friedman, Lenemaja Mary Stewart 1990 romantic suspense, Mary Stewart
Fuchs, Barbara Romance 2004 precursors of modern romance
Funderburk, Amy Romance collections in North Carolina public libraries: Are all genres treated equally? 2004 libraries/librarians
Gagne-Hawes, Genevieve Anatomy of a Romance: Questioning genre conventions in the novels of Nora Roberts 2006 Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance
Ganguly, Keya Alien(ated) Readers: Harlequin Romances and the Politics of Popular Culture 1991 feminism, capitalism/business, readers
Gardner, Jeanne Emerson "Dreams May End, But Love Never Does": Marriage and Materialism in American Romance Comics, 1947-1954 2012 comics/manga
Gardner, Jeanne Emerson She Got Her Man, but Could She Keep Him? Love and Marriage in American Romance Comics, 1947–1954 2013 comics/manga, sex/sexuality, history, YA/teenage romance, marriage, United States of America
Gardner, Jeanne 'True-To-Life': Romance Comics and Teen-Age Desire, 1947-1954 2011 comics/manga, sex/sexuality, YA/teenage romance, United States of America
Gardner, Jeanne Girls Who Sinned in Secret and Paid in Public: Romance Comics, 1949-1954 2012 comics/manga, sex/sexuality, social class, Publishing, YA/teenage romance, United States of America
Gardner, Dora Abigail Defending the Bodice Ripper 2019 feminism, readers, sex/sexuality, history, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Gargano, Elizabeth "English Sheiks" and Arab Stereotypes: E. M. Hull, T. E. Lawrence, and the Imperial Masquerade 2006 sheikh romance, E. M. Hull, race/ethnicity, sex/sexuality, gender, BDSM
Garland, Sarah Ornamentalism: Desire, Disavowal, and Displacement in E. M. Hull's The Sheik 2012 E. M. Hull, race/ethnicity, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, sex/sexuality, gender, social class
Garton, Stephen 'Fit Only for the Scrap Heap': Rebuilding Returned Soldier Manhood in Australia After 1945 2008 war/armed forces, Australia, history, gender, marriage, national identity, psychology, health/medical, sex/sexuality, romances in magazines/romance magazines, disability, work, family
Gates, Sarah Feminism, NASCAR and the Italian billionaire's secret baby: Defending the romance genre 2016 authors, trash/literary quality, readers, feminism, sex/sexuality
Gehrmann, Susanne Remediating Romance: Forms and Functions of New Media in Contemporary Love Stories from Togo and South Africa 2018 Publishing, Africa, chick lit
Geib, Aleta Esther Changing heroes: depictions of the male sex role in category romance novels, 1976-1983 1986 sex/sexuality
Gelder, Ken Popular Fiction: The Logics and Practices of a Literary Field 2004 trash/literary quality, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Kathleen Winsor, Georgette Heyer, Stephanie Laurens, historical romance, Mary Balogh, Margaret Mitchell, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, Barbara Taylor Bradford
Gelder, Ken; Weaver, Rachael Louise Mack and Colonial Pseudo Literature 2010 Australia, trash/literary quality, Louise Mack, precursors of modern romance, national identity, metafiction
Gelder, Ken New Directions in Popular Fiction: Genre, Distribution, Reproduction 2016
Genz, Carole Romance Revisited: Transformations of the Marital Love Triangle in Women’s Fictions 2005 feminism, Charlotte Brontë, Daphne du Maurier
George, Sam; Hughes, Bill In the company of wolves: Werewolves, wolves and wild children 2020
George, Sam; Hughes, Bill Introduction: from preternatural pastoral to paranormal romance 2020 paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, animals
Gerlitz, Laura Michelle Judging a Book By Its Cover: Bringing the Digital Humanities into Reader’s Advisory 2019 Harlequin Mills & Boon, paratext, libraries/librarians
Ghiazza, Silvana Così donna mi piaci. La letteratura rosa negli anni venti-quaranta 1991
Gifford, James Mary Stewart’s Greek Novels: Hellenism, Orientalism and the Cultural Politics of Pulp Presentation 2017 Mary Stewart, Greece, gender, romantic suspense, national identity
Gilbert, Pam; Taylor, Sandra Fashioning the Feminine: Girls, Popular Culture, and Schooling 1991 readers, YA/teenage romance
Gilbert, Pam Dolly Fictions: Teen Romance Down Under 1993 YA/teenage romance, readers, Australia, love, gender
Gilbert, Pam; Taylor, Sandra Reading the Romance 1993 readers, social class, gender
Giles, Judy 'You Meet 'Em and That's It': Working Class Women's Refusal of Romance Between the Wars in Britain 1995 UK, social class
Gill, Rosalind; Herdieckerhoff, Elena Rewriting The Romance: New Femininities in Chick Lit? 2006 chick lit, gender, feminism, Helen Fielding, sex/sexuality, work
Gillespie, Diane F. Virginia Woolf and the Curious Case of Berta Ruck 2004 Berta Ruck, trash/literary quality, gender, paratext
Gillis, Stacy The Cross-Dresser, the Thief, His Daughter and Her Lover: Queer Desire and Romance in Georgette Heyer’s These Old Shades 2015 Georgette Heyer, gender, sex/sexuality, historical romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Gillis, Stacy Manners, Money, and Marriage: Austen, Heyer, and the Literary Genealogy of the Regency Romance 2018 Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer, precursors of modern romance, gender, sex/sexuality, social class, history, trash/literary quality, marriage, historical romance
Gillis, Bryan; Simpson, Joanna Sexual Content in Young Adult Literature: Reading between the Sheets 2015 YA/teenage romance, sex/sexuality
Gilmour, Rachael; Schwarz, Bill End of Empire and the English Novel since 1945 2011
Glass, E. R.; Mineo, A. Georgette Heyer and the Uses of Regency 1986 Georgette Heyer, historical romance, linguistics
Gleason, William A. Postbellum, Pre-Harlequin: American Romance Publishing in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century 2016 precursors of modern romance, romances in magazines/romance magazines, Publishing, United States of America, Lucille Hollis, Charlotte M. Brame, paratext
Gleason, William A.; Selinger, Eric Murphy Romance Fiction and American Culture: Love as the Practice of Freedom? 2016
Gleason, William Belles, Beaux, and Paratexts: American Story Papers and the Project of Romance 2011 precursors of modern romance, romances in magazines/romance magazines, Publishing
Gleason, William The Inside Story: Jennifer Crusie and the Architecture of Love 2016 Jennifer Crusie, settings, emotions, sex/sexuality
Glennemeier, Jaelyn “And he was an Arab!:” Imperial Femininity and Pleasure in E. M. Hull's 1919 Desert Romance, The Sheik 2018 E. M. Hull, race/ethnicity, history, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse
Goade, Sally A. "And With the Land, Our Spirits So Blended": Interrelated Frontier Quests of Self in Contemporary Historical Romance - A Study of Rosanne Bittner's 'Savage Destiny' series 1999 Rosanne Bittner, Native American romance
Goade, Sally Empowerment versus Oppression: Twenty-First Century Views of Popular Romance Novels 2007
Goade, Sally Introduction 2007 readers, genre definitions, trash/literary quality
Goade, Sally Understanding the Pleasure: An Undergraduate Romance Reading Community 2007 teaching romance, readers, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Diana Gabaldon, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Samuel Richardson, Catherine Anderson
Godsland, Shelley; Moody, Nickianne Reading the Popular in Contemporary Spanish Texts 2004
Goldman, Crystal Love in the Stacks: Popular Romance Collection Development in Academic Libraries 2012 libraries/librarians
Goldman, Crystal Special Issue: Romancing the Library (Editor’s Introduction) 2015 libraries/librarians
Golubov, Nattie El amor en tiempos neoliberales: apuntes críticos sobre la novela rosa contemporánea 2017 trash/literary quality, Loretta Chase, gender, genre definitions, readers, feminism, Publishing, Jennifer Crusie
Golubov, Nattie Reading the Romance Writer as an Author-Entrepreneur 2017 authors, work, race/ethnicity, readers
Gómez Calderón, María José Romancing the Dark Ages: The Viking Hero in Sentimental Narrative 2007 historical romance, history, Johanna Lindsey, Sandra Hill, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, Heather Graham, Jackie Rose, metafiction, family, gender, war/armed forces
González Cruz, María-Isabel Hispanismos en el discurso romántico de Harlequin y Mills & Boon. Ámbitos temáticos y funciones socio-pragmáticas 2018 languages, islands, Spain, Harlequin Mills & Boon, linguistics
González Cruz, María Isabel Discourse Types and Functions in Popular Romance Fiction Novels ("Work in Progress") 2016 languages, islands, gender, national identity, linguistics
González Cruz, María Isabel Conciencia Sociolingüística e Hispanismos en un Corpus de Novela Rosa Inglesa 2017 Spain, languages, Harlequin Mills & Boon, linguistics
González Cruz, María Isabel Exploring the dynamics of English/Spanish codeswitching in a written corpus 2017 languages, Spain, Harlequin Mills & Boon, linguistics
González García, María Teresa Corín Tellado, medio siglo de novela de amor (1946-1996) 1998 Corín Tellado
González Lejárraga, Antonio La novela rosa 2011 Spain, precursors of modern romance
González Mínguez, M. Teresa Who is more fragile? A study of heroes and heroines in the twentieth century romantic fiction of Mills and Boon 2010 Harlequin Mills & Boon