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Abartis, Caesarea The Ugly-Pretty, Dull-Bright, Weak-Strong Girl in the Gothic Mansion 1979 gothic romance, precursors of modern romance, Charlotte Brontë, Daphne du Maurier, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Claudette Nicole
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Ackley, Katherine Anne Women and Violence in Literature: An Essay Collection 1990
Acosta, Leonardo Penetración cultural imperialista en América Latina: comics y revistas femeninas 1973
Adair, Joshua G.; Levin, Amy K. Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism 2020
Adair, Joshua G. “A Battlefield All Their Own”: Selling Women’s Fictions as Fact at Plantation Museums 2020 race/ethnicity, Christian romance, historical romance, history, Tamera Alexander, social class, readers, gender
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Aiken Hodge, Jane The Private World of Georgette Heyer 1984 Georgette Heyer
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Al Thobaiti, Fatmah Afterlife of the Romance Hero: Readers’ Reproduction of Romance 2019 readers, gender, fanfiction, Twilight
Al-Bataineh, Afaf Badr The modern Arabic novel: a literary and linguistic analysis of the genre of popular fiction, with special reference to translation from English 1998 translation, Harlequin Mills & Boon
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Alexander, Alison A Mortal Flame: Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australian Romance Writer 1874-1969 1994 Marie Bjelke Petersen, Australia
Alfonso García, María del Carmen Sobre novela rosa y condición femenina en la España de posguerra 2000 Spain, history, gender
Ali, Kecia Human in Death: Morality and Mortality in J. D. Robb's Novels 2017 Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, science fiction/futuristic romance, family, community, race/ethnicity, work, gender, romantic suspense, police officers/police forces
Ali, Kecia Troubleshooting Post-9/11 America: Religion, Racism, and Stereotypes in Suzanne Brockmann’s Into the Night and Gone Too Far 2017 Suzanne Brockmann, religion/spirituality, race/ethnicity, United States of America, war/armed forces, Islam, sheikh romance, gender, marriage
Ali, Kecia Romance Fiction in the Archives 2018 authors, romance scholarship, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, race/ethnicity, gender, Publishing, sex/sexuality, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Ali, Kecia Sacrifices, Sidekicks, and Scapegoats: Black Characters and White Stories in Nora Roberts’s Romances 2019 Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, race/ethnicity, death, romantic suspense, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, police officers/police forces, authors
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Allan, Jonathan A. Theorising Male Virginity in Popular Romance Novels 2011 sex/sexuality, gender, virginity
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Allan, Jonathan A. The Purity of His Maleness: Masculinity in Popular Romance Novels 2016 gender, virginity, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Allan, Jonathan A.; Santos, Cristina; Spahr, Adriana Virgin Envy: The Cultural Insignificance of the Hymen 2016
Allan, Jonathan A. Men, Masculinities, and Popular Romance 2020 gender, sex/sexuality, m/m romance, pornography, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
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Allen, Margaret; Blackburn, Jean; Johnson, Carol; King, Margaret; Mackinnon, Alison All Her Labours: Embroidering the Framework 1984
Rush, Ramona R.; Allen, Donna Communications at the Crossroads: The Gender Gap Connection 1989
Allen, Amanda Kirstin The Girls’ Guide to Power: Romancing the Cold War 2010 YA/teenage romance, Publishing, psychology, fashion/clothing, paratext, readers, Betty Cavanna, Mary Stolz, Maureen Daly
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Allen, Amanda K. Young adult romance 2021 YA/teenage romance, genre definitions, readers, Samuel Richardson, romance scholarship, Twilight, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
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Alonso Valero, Encarna Cincuenta años de usos amorosos: El amor y la novela rosa 2011 Spain, love, Corín Tellado, history
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Altus, Marilyn Sugar-coated Pills 1984
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Anderson, Rachel The Purple Heart Throbs: The Sub-Literature of Love 1974 precursors of modern romance, trash/literary quality, religion/spirituality, Charlotte M. Yonge, Christian romance, Ruth Lamb, Rhoda Broughton, Rita, pen name of Mrs. Eliza Margaret Humphreys, Ouida, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Effie Adelaide Rowlands, also known as Madame Albanesi, Margaret Baillie-Saunders, Evelyn Everett-Green, Elinor Glyn, Florence Barclay, Ethel M. Dell, Marie Corelli, Berta Ruck, Kathlyn Rhodes, Robert Hitchens, E. M. Hull, sheikh romance, Elizabeth Hoy, Violet Winspear, Jennifer Ames, Ruby M. Ayres, Netta Muskett, Annie S. Swan, Margaret Pedler, Maysie Greig, Gilbert Frankau, Joan Butler, pen name of R. W. Alexander, Denise Robins, Ursula Bloom, Sophie Cole, medical romance, Lucilla Andrews, Kate Norway/Olive Norton, Julia Davis, settings, food, drink, fashion/clothing
Eickelman, Dale F.; Anderson, Jon W. New Media in the Muslim World: The Emerging Public Sphere 1999
Anderson, Jennifer Mills and Boon: love and oppression 1981 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Anderton, Gretchen E. Excitement, adventure, indifference: Romance readers' perceptions of how romance reading impacts their sex lives 2009 readers, sex/sexuality
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório Os Livros do Coração: uma análise dos romances sentimentais do Século XX 2008 Delly, Brazil, linguistics, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório A vida em cor de rosa: o romance sentimental e a ditadura militar no Brasil 2010 Corín Tellado, Brazil, history, capitalism/business, love, marriage, gender, readers, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório O Consumo de Romances e o Universo Feminino: As Práticas de Leitura dos Livros do Coração 2013 readers, Brazil
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Andresen, Julie Tetel Postmodern Identity (Crisis): Confessions of a Linguistic Historiographer and Romance Writer 1999 linguistics, emotions, trash/literary quality
Andreu, Alicia G. La obra de Carmen de Icaza en la difusión de un "nuevo" concepto de nación española 1998 Carmen de Icaza, Spain, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, race/ethnicity, national identity
Andreu, Alicia G. Literatura popular española fascista: discurso de la nación 2000 Spain, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, Carmen de Icaza, cross-dressing
Andreu, Alicia G. Difusión y distribución de Corín Tellado en Hispanoamérica 2009 Corín Tellado, Publishing, Latin America
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Andreu, Alicia G. Corín Tellado y el discurso popular: “Peculiares confidencias” 2011 Corín Tellado, trash/literary quality, sex/sexuality
Andrews, Maggie; Talbot, Mary M. All the World and Her Husband: Women in Twentieth-Century Consumer Culture 2000
Ang, Ien Living Room Wars: Rethinking Media Audiences for a Postmodern World 1996 readers, feminism, emotions
Anita,; Nababan, Mangatur Rudolf; Santosa, Riyadi; Wibowo, Agus Hari Shift on Functions of Sexual Euphemisms in English-Indonesian Translation of Duke of Her Own by Eloisa James 2020 translation, sex/sexuality, Indonesia, Eloisa James
Anyiwo, U. Melissa Race in the Vampire Narrative 2015
Arargüç, M. Fikret Empire and Romance: John Masters's Nightrunners of Bengal 2012 India, UK, historical romance, race/ethnicity
Araujo, Gail Living to read romance: The transformative potential of interpretive practice in romance reading 2009 readers
Ardis, Ann E. M. Hull, Mass Market Romance and the New Woman Novel in the Early Twentieth Century 1996 E. M. Hull, history, gender, sex/sexuality, modernism, trash/literary quality, emotions
Arimbi, Diah Ariani Women in Indonesian Popular Fiction: Romance, Beauty, and Identity Politics in Metropop Novels 2017 Indonesia, settings, languages, gender, fashion/clothing, marriage
Armstrong, Jane; Byrski, Liz; Merrick, Helen Love works: Reading and writing romance in the twenty-first century 2014 readers, authors
Hinks, John; Armstrong, Catherine Book Trade Connections from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries 2008
van der Putten, Jan; Arnez, Monika; Wieringa, Edwin P.; Graf, Arndt Traditions Redirecting Contemporary Indonesian Cultural Productions 2017
Arnold, Marilyn Pornography, Romance, and the Paradox of Freedom 1981
Arnold-Forster, Agnes; Moulds, Alison Medical women in popular fiction 2018 health/medical, history, Harlequin Mills & Boon, gender, medical romance
Arriaga Flórez, Mercedes; Cruzado Rodríguez, Ángeles; González de Sande, Estela; González de Sande, Mercedes Escritoras y figuras femeninas (literatura en castellano) 2009
Arslan, Antonia; Pozzato, Maria Pia Il rosa 1989 Italy
Arthur, Paul Longley; Bode, Katherine Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories 2014
Arvanitaki, Eirini Postmillennial femininities in the popular romance novel 2017 feminism, gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Arvanitaki, Eirini Gender in Recent Romance Novels: A Third Wave Feminist Mills and Boon Love Affair? 2019 gender, feminism, love, Jane Porter, Leah Ashton, Kate Hewitt, Natalie Anderson, work, sex/sexuality
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
Papargyriou, Eleni; Assinder, Semele; Holton, David Greece in British Women’s Literary Imagination, 1913-2013 2017
Assiter, Alison Romance Fiction: Porn for Women? 1988 Harlequin Mills & Boon, pornography, feminism, sex/sexuality, gender, psychology
Assiter, Alison Pornography, Feminism and the Individual 1989 pornography, feminism
Smith, Clarissa; Attwood, Feona; McNair, Brian The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality 2018
Atzenhoffer, Régine Ecrire l'amour kitsch - Approches narratologiques de l'oeuvre romanesque de Hedwig Courths-Mahler (1867-1950) 2005 Hedwig Courths-Mahler
Ávila, Debbie Maria The Romance Novel of the 1930s and 1940s in Spain and Portugal: The Cases of Carmen de Icaza and Alice Ogando 2005 Carmen de Icaza, Alice Ogando writing as Mary Love, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, Spain, Portugal, trash/literary quality
Ávila, Debbie Maria Conflicting Images of Womanhood in the Novels of Alice Ogando 2014 Alice Ogando writing as Mary Love, Portugal, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, gender, marriage, family, love
Ayres, Brenda "A Necessary Madness": PTSD in Mary Balogh's Survivors' Club Novels 2020 Mary Balogh, disability, war/armed forces, death
Maier, Sarah E.; Ayres, Brenda Neo-Victorian Madness: Rediagnosing Nineteenth-Century Mental Illness in Literature and Other Media 2020
Azorín Fernández, María Dolores La obra novelística de Rafael Pérez y Pérez 1983 Rafael Pérez y Pérez
Bach, Evelyn Sheik Fantasies: Orientalism and Feminine Desire in the Desert Romance 1997 sheikh romance, Sarah Holland, settings, Violet Winspear, E. M. Hull, Sara Wood, gender, race/ethnicity, Margaret Pargeter, Rebecca Stratton
Bachleitner, Norbert Literary Translation, Reception, and Transfer: The Many Languages of Comparative Literature 2020
Backman, Nelina Esther Evangelism Embarrassed: Christian Literature in a post-Christian Culture 1999 Christian romance, history, sex/sexuality, fashion/clothing, race/ethnicity, wealth/prosperity, religion/spirituality
Badik, Victoria L. On Using Genre Fiction in Bibliotherapy 1997 psychology, Pamela Morsi, Mary Jo Putney, Catherine Anderson, Rachel Lee/Sue Civil-Brown, JoAnn Ross, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Eileen Dreyer/Kathleen Korbel
Bagchi, Jayeeta Looking for Reality in Romance 2000 Harlequin Mills & Boon, gender, feminism, fairytales, love, paratext, readers, authors, India, sex/sexuality, family
Bailie, Helen T. Blood Ties: The Vampire Lover in the Popular Romance 2011 paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, emotions, sex/sexuality, family, religion/spirituality
Balducci, Federica A Different Shade of Pink: Literary Thresholds and Cultural Intersections in Italian Chick Lit 2011 Italy
Balducci, Federica When chick lit meets romanzo rosa: Intertextual narratives in Stefania Bertola’s romantic fiction 2011 Stefania Bertola, chick lit, Italy, Publishing, Liala, pen name of Amalia Liana Cambiasi Negretti Odescalchi
Baldus, Kimberly Gossip, Liminality, and Erotic Display: Jennifer Crusie’s Links to Eighteenth-Century Amatory Fiction 2012 Jennifer Crusie, sex/sexuality, Delariver Manley, virginity, pornography, settings, community
Baldys, Emily M. Disabled Sexuality, Incorporated: The Compulsions of Popular Romance 2012 disability, sex/sexuality, Pamela Morsi, Billie Green, Peggy Webb, Jennifer Ashley, Colleen McCullough, gender, readers
Banti, Anna Opinioni 1961
Banti, Anna Storia e ragioni del romanzo rosa 1961 Italy
Banzon-Mooney, Isabela ‘Cinderella,’ ‘Snow White’ and Romance Fiction 1997 fairytales, gender, marriage
Barba, Shelley E.; Perrin, Joy M. The Ascendance of Harley Quinn: Essays on DC's Enigmatic Villain 2017
Barber, Karin Readings in African Popular Culture 1997
Barker, Clare; Murray, Stuart The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Disability 2017
Barletta, Sandra A. Cougars, Grannies, Evil Stepmothers, and Menopausal Hot Flashers: Roles, Representations of Age, and the Non-traditional Romance Heroine 2014 ageism
Barletta, Sandra A first kiss is still a first kiss: romancing the mid-life reader and heroine: A basic renovation 2008 ageism
Stern, Stephanie C.; Robbins, Brianne; Black, Jessica E.; Barnes, Jennifer L. What You Read and What You Believe: Genre Exposure and Beliefs About Relationships 2018 psychology, readers, love, gender
Lynch, Katherine E.; Sternglantz, Ruth E.; Barot, Len Queering the Romantic Heroine: Where Her Power Lies 2012 LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, lesbian romance, Radclyffe Hall, precursors of modern romance, Katherine V. Forrest, Radclyffe, Lea Santos, gender, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance
Barot, Len Queer Romance in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century America: Snapshots of a Revolution 2016 precursors of modern romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, lesbian romance, history, Publishing, Sarah Aldridge, Katherine V. Forrest, Isabel Miller, m/m romance, Wallace Hamilton, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gordon Merrick, Radclyffe, erotic romance
Barr, Elizabeth “Who the devil wrote that?”: Intertextuality and Authorial Reputation in Georgette Heyer’s Venetia 2013 Georgette Heyer, trash/literary quality, Shakespeare, religion/spirituality
Barra, Andrea Cipriano Beyond the Bodice Ripper: Innovation and Change in the Romance Novel Industry 2014 readers, Publishing
Barreca, Regina New Perspectives on Women and Comedy 1992
Barrett, Rebecca Kaye Higher Love: What Women Gain from Christian Romance Novels 2003 Christian romance, readers, religion/spirituality
Barrett, Caroline La femme et la société dans la littérature sentimentale populaire québécoise, 1940-1960 1979 Canada
Barrett-Fox, Rebecca Hope, Faith and Toughness: An Analysis of the Christian Hero 2007 Christian romance, gender, family, religion/spirituality, United States of America, readers
Barrett-Fox, Rebecca Review: When Mercy Rains 2015 Kim Vogel Sawyer, Christian romance, sex/sexuality, religion/spirituality
Barrett-Fox, Rebecca Christian Romance Novels: Inspiring Convention and Challenge 2016 Christian romance, readers, gender, religion/spirituality, marriage, work
Barrett-Fox, Rebecca; Donnelly, Kristen Inspirational Romance 2021 Christian romance, Grace Livingston Hill, religion/spirituality, Janette Oke, Francine Rivers, gender, African American romance, Beverly Jenkins, Angela Benson, Philippines
Barrios, Joi Ang aking Prince Charming at iba pang noveleta ng pag-ibig 2001 Joi Barrios
Griswold, Wendy; Bastian, Misty Continuities and Reconstructions in Cross-cultural Literary Transmission: The Case of the Nigerian Romance Novel 1987 Nigeria, genre definitions, sex/sexuality, gender, Bisi Abejo
Basu, Balaka; Broad, Katherine R.; Hintz, Carrie Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults: Brave New Teenagers 2013
Basu, Aparna Perspectives on Women: Canada and India 1995
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Batsleer, Janet Pulp in the Pink 1981 trash/literary quality, feminism, capitalism/business, race/ethnicity, Barbara Cartland, social class, gender
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Batzke, Ina; Erbacher, Eric C.; Heß, Linda M.; Lenhardt, Corinna Exploring the Fantastic: Genre, Ideology, and Popular Culture 2018
Baum, Thomas Working the Skies: Changing Representations of Gendered Work in the Airline Industry, 1930-2011 2012 work, history, gender, Betty Beaty
Bayer-Berenbaum, Linda The Gothic Imagination: Expansion in Gothic Literature and Art 1982 Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, gothic romance
Bazenga, Aline Turismo e Romance na Literatura Popular Cor-de-rosa Tendo por Cenário a Ilha da Madeira 2019 Portugal, languages, Harlequin Mills & Boon, settings
Bazenga, Aline Language Awareness in Four Romances Set on the Island of Madeira 2020 linguistics, languages, Portugal, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Beauman, Nicola A Very Great Profession: The Woman’s Novel 1914-39 1983 Ruby M. Ayres, Ethel M. Dell, Elinor Glyn, E. M. Hull, history
Kapell, Matthew; Becker, Suzanne Patriarchy, the Christian Romance Novel, and the 'Ecosystem of Sex' 2005 Christian romance, sex/sexuality, feminism, religion/spirituality, Janette Oke, Francine Rivers, readers, Jane Almquist
Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; Provost, Christiane "Un subtil parfum de mensonge": essai d'analyse d'un corpus de romans harlequin 1984 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; Bettinotti, Julia; Gagnon, Jocelyn; Noizet, Pascale; Provost, Christiane La corrida de l'amour: Le Roman Harlequin 1986 Harlequin Mills & Boon, Publishing, gender, settings, marriage, trash/literary quality, paratext, family, Janet Dailey, Charlotte Lamb, sex/sexuality, work
Beers, Laura Feminism and Sexuality in Ellen Wilkinson's Fiction 2011 socialism and/or communism, work, gender, marriage, sex/sexuality, Ellen Wilkinson, precursors of modern romance, history
Beidler, Peter G. The Contemporary Indian Romance: A Review Essay 1991 Native American romance, race/ethnicity, historical romance, United States of America, teaching romance, Madeline Baker, Karen A. Bale, Rosanne Bittner, Kathleen Drymon, Cassie Edwards, Kathleen O’Neal Gear, Kathleen Harrington, Elisabeth Macdonald, Constance O’Banyon, Laura Parker, Patricia Pellicane, Joanne Redd, Nan Ryan, Bronwyn Williams
Béja, Alice La new romance et ses nuances. Marché littéraire, sexualité imaginaire et condition féminine 2019 France, erotic romance, sex/sexuality, Fifty Shades, Publishing, m/m romance, fanfiction, readers
Belgrave, Valerie On Combining Batik Art and Novel Writing 1990 Valerie Belgrave, Caribbean, historical romance, national identity, history, race/ethnicity
Belgrave, Valerie Thoughts on the Choice of Theme and Approach in Writing Ti Marie 1990 Valerie Belgrave, historical romance, race/ethnicity, history
Bell, Kathleen Cross-dressing in Wartime: Georgette Heyer's The Corinthian in its 1940 Context 1995 Georgette Heyer, cross-dressing, war/armed forces, food, drink, history, social class, historical romance
Bellanta, Melissa A Masculine Romance: The Sentimental Bloke and Australian Culture in the War-and Early Interwar Years 2014 Australia, gender, love, C. J. Dennis, film/movies
Belsey, Catherine Writing About Desire 1993 love, sex/sexuality
Belsey, Catherine Desire: Love Stories in Western Culture 1994 sex/sexuality, love
Belsey, Catherine Popular Fiction and the Feminine Masquerade 1998 gender, Marion Smith Collins, fashion/clothing, metafiction, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Shakespeare, Daphne du Maurier, marriage
Benito del Valle Eskauriaza, Amelia La reproducción ideológica de la información y el rol social femenino en la novela rosa 1996 gender
Benjamin, Sarah The Theory of 'Identity Dissonance': Mass Communication, Romance Fiction, and the Self-Concept 1999 psychology
Bennett, Tony; Emmison, Michael; Frow, John Accounting for Tastes: Australian Everyday Cultures 1999 Australia, readers, gender, social class, trash/literary quality
Bennett-Kapusniak, Renee; McCleer, Adriana Love in the Digital Library: A Search for Racial Heterogeneity in E-Books 2015 libraries/librarians, race/ethnicity, African American romance
Benson, Stephen Stories of Love and Death: Reading and Writing the Fairy Tale Romance 1996 genre definitions, fairytales, myth
Berberich, Christine The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction 2014
Béres, Laura Romance, suffering and hope, reflective practice with abused women 2001 rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, readers, psychology, fairytales, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, Michele Hauf, V. C. Andrews
Béres, Laura Negotiating Images: Popular Culture, Imagination, and Hope in Clinical Social Work Practice 2002 psychology, readers, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Michele Hauf, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance
Bereska, Tami M. Adolescent Sexuality and the Changing Romance Novel Market 1994 YA/teenage romance, sex/sexuality
Clark, Beverly Lyon; Bernier, Karen Gennari; Henneberry-Nassau, Michelle; Jenks, Lauren Beth; Moorman, Angie J.; Rhoades, Marah Bianca Reading Romance, Reading Ourselves 1996 readers, feminism, sex/sexuality, trash/literary quality, teaching romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, race/ethnicity, capitalism/business
Waldschmidt, Anne; Berressem, Hanjo; Ingwersen, Moritz Culture - Theory – Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies 2017
Burnett, Ann; Beto, Rhea Reinhardt Reading Romance Novels: An Application of Parasocial Relationship Theory 2000 readers, psychology
Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; Bettinotti, Julia; Gagnon, Jocelyn; Noizet, Pascale; Provost, Christiane La corrida de l'amour: Le Roman Harlequin 1986 Harlequin Mills & Boon, Publishing, gender, settings, marriage, trash/literary quality, paratext, family, Janet Dailey, Charlotte Lamb, sex/sexuality, work
Bettinotti, Julia; Bleton, Paul Le mauvais goût, ça s'apprend 1992 readers
Bettinotti, Julia Un Harlequin de A à Z: création ou production industrielle? 1992 Harlequin Mills & Boon, trash/literary quality
Bettinotti, Julia Crime et châtiment dans l’oeuvre de Delly: une lecture ‘gothique’ 1995 Delly, gothic romance
Bettinotti, Julia; Noizet, Pascale Guimauve et fleurs d’oranger: Delly 1995 Delly
Bettinotti, Julia; Savoie, Chantal Du bon sauvage au beau sauvage : un roman d’amour "politically correct" 1997 United States of America, Native American romance
Bettinotti, Julia; Truel, Marie-Françoise Lust and Dust: Desert Fabula in Romances and Media 1997 sheikh romance, E. M. Hull
Bettinotti, Julia; Truel, Marie-Françoise Lust and Dust: voyages de femmes, roman d’amour ou les enjeux d’une fabula 1997 E. M. Hull, sheikh romance
Bettinotti, Julia Lecture sérielle et roman sentimental 1998 readers
Bettinotti, Julia Re-imagining the Gold Rush; Prospectors, Log Cabins and Mail-Order Brides in Contemporary Western Romances 1998 settings, historical romance, Canada, United States of America, Ana Seymour, Kristin Hannah, history
Betz, Phyllis M. Lesbian Romance Novels: A History and Critical Analysis 2009 lesbian romance, precursors of modern romance, sex/sexuality, Isabel Miller, Jane Rule, Katherine V. Forrest, settings, social class, community, Radclyffe, Karin Kallmaker, Jennifer Fulton, readers, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Betz, Phyllis M. Katherine V. Forrest: A Critical Appreciation 2017 lesbian romance, Katherine V. Forrest, precursors of modern romance, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Beyer, Jennifer Ann Perry The romance novel revolution: a study of criticisms and readers 2000 readers
Bhasin, Neeta Romancing the 'Illegal' Immigrant 2018 Serena Bell, race/ethnicity, United States of America, social class, gender, sex/sexuality, languages, readers
Bhat, Shilpa Daithota Diasporic Inquiries into South Asian Women’s Narratives: Alien Domiciles 2020
Bianchi, Diana; D'Arcangelo, Adele Translating History or Romance? Historical Romantic Fiction and Its Translation in a Globalised Market 2015 translation, historical romance, Diana Gabaldon, trash/literary quality, genre definitions, Christian romance, Italy, Scotland
Bianchi, Diana I gentiluomini si prendono per la gola: cibo e identità nei romanzi di Georgette Heyer 2017 Georgette Heyer, historical romance
Bigey, Magali Entre répétition lexicale et répétition narrative: les procédés imposés du roman sentimental de type sériel 2010 linguistics
Bigey, Magali; Olivier, Séverine Ils aiment le roman sentimental et alors? Lecteurs d'un 'mauvais genre', des lecteurs en danger? 2010 feminism, trash/literary quality, readers, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, linguistics
Bigey, Magali Romances en séries, amour toujours et marketing 2012 Publishing, France, readers, Harlequin Mills & Boon, paratext
Billekens, Franciska Never Mind Me When There’s You: The Submission Of The Heroine In Young Adult Supernatural Romance Fiction 2019 YA/teenage romance, gender, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance
Birch, David; O’Toole, Michael Functions of Style 1988
Bird, S. Elizabeth Dressing in Feathers: The Construction of the Indian in American Popular Culture 1996
Birthisel, Jessica The Good, the Bad, and the Kinky: Erotic Romance Writing in a Post-Fifty Shades of Grey Landscape 2020 erotic romance, Fifty Shades, authors, sex/sexuality, Publishing, BDSM
Stern, Stephanie C.; Robbins, Brianne; Black, Jessica E.; Barnes, Jennifer L. What You Read and What You Believe: Genre Exposure and Beliefs About Relationships 2018 psychology, readers, love, gender
Olivarez, Omar; Hardie, Ryan; Blackburn, Kate G. The Language of Romance: An Open Vocabulary Analysis of the Highest Rated Words Used in Romance Novels 2018 languages, psychology, sex/sexuality
Allen, Margaret; Blackburn, Jean; Johnson, Carol; King, Margaret; Mackinnon, Alison All Her Labours: Embroidering the Framework 1984
Blake, Susan L. What "Race" is the Sheik?: Rereading a Desert Romance 2003 E. M. Hull, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, race/ethnicity, history, marriage, gender, sheikh romance
Blanding, Cristen Interracial romance novels and the resolution of racial difference 2005 race/ethnicity, African American romance
Bettinotti, Julia; Bleton, Paul Le mauvais goût, ça s'apprend 1992 readers
Bleton, Paul; Saint-German, Richard Les hauts et les bas de l'imaginaire western dans la culture médiatique 1997
Caland, Fabienne Claire; Rouby, Bertrand; Bleton, Paul L'amour au temps du roman 2015 precursors of modern romance, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Delly, Max du Veuzit, Magali, pen name of Jeanne Philbert, Barbara Cartland
Blodgett, Jan Protestant Evangelical Literary Culture and Contemporary Society 1997 Christian romance, religion/spirituality, Janette Oke, rural romance, historical romance, Hilda Stahl, Leonora Pruner, Leslie Holden, Lurlene McDaniel, Mary LaPietra
Day, Gary; Bloom, Clive Perspectives on Pornography: Sexuality in Film and Literature 1988
Bloom, Clive Bestsellers: Popular Fiction Since 1900 2002 UK, readers, Publishing, precursors of modern romance, Florence Barclay, Marie Corelli, Charles Garvice, Elinor Glyn, Baroness Orczy, Effie Adelaide Rowlands, also known as Madame Albanesi, Berta Ruck, Ethel M. Dell, Ruby M. Ayres, Jeffrey Farnol, E. M. Hull, Rafael Sabatini, Daphne du Maurier, Georgette Heyer, Margaret Mitchell, Mary Renault, Jackie Collins, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Barbara Taylor Bradford, Barbara Cartland, Catherine Cookson, Charlotte Lamb, Penny Jordan, M. M. Kaye, Colleen McCullough, Danielle Steel, Phyllis A. Whitney
Bloom, Clive The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Gothic 2020
Blouin, Michael J. Mass-Market Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism, 1972–2017 2018 family, social class, work, capitalism/business
Bly, Mary On Popular Romance, J. R. Ward, and the Limits of Genre Study 2012 J. R. Ward, fashion/clothing, gender, United States of America, war/armed forces, sex/sexuality, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, Suzanne Brockmann
Arthur, Paul Longley; Bode, Katherine Advancing Digital Humanities: Research, Methods, Theories 2014
Böhmová, Petra Contemporary American Christian Fiction: Young and Rivers 2012 Francine Rivers, Christian romance
Bold, Rudolph Trash in the Library 1980 readers, trash/literary quality, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bonelli, María Valentina La virgen desollada: la perdida de la virginidad en las novelas de Corín Tellado durante el franquismo 2012 Corín Tellado, sex/sexuality, virginity
Booth, Sandra Marie Remaking the "Angel" and "Monster": ethical shifts in the contemporary popular romance 1996 feminism, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, contemporary romance
Booth, Sandra Paradox in Popular Romances of the 1990s: The Paranormal versus Feminist Humor 1997 paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, rom-com romance, gender, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, Mallory Rush, Maggie Shayne, Rebecca Flanders, Jennifer Crusie, feminism, Beverly Sommers
Booth, Naomi Good Vibrations: Shaken Subjects and the Disintegrative Romance Heroine 2015 Samuel Richardson, Thomas Hardy, Bram Stoker, Fifty Shades, food, drink, BDSM
Dixon, Peter; Bortolussi, Marisa Readers' Knowledge of Popular Genre 2009 psychology, genre definitions, readers, emotions
Botts, Amber Cavewoman Impulses: The Jungian Shadow Archetype in Popular Romantic Fiction 1999 gender, feminism, psychology, sex/sexuality, emotions, readers
Linz, Cathie; Bouricius, Ann; Byrnes, Carole Exploring the World of Romance Novels 1995 libraries/librarians, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, Publishing, paratext, race/ethnicity, trash/literary quality
Charles, John; Mosley, Shelley; Bouricius, Ann Romancing the YA Reader 1999 libraries/librarians
Bouricius, Ann The Romance Readers' Advisory: The Librarian's Guide to Love in the Stacks 2000 libraries/librarians, genre definitions
Bowman, Barbara Victoria Holt's Gothic Romances: A Structuralist Inquiry 1983 Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, gothic romance
Bowring, Joanna; O’Brien, Margaret The Art of Romance: Mills & Boon and Harlequin Cover Designs 2008 Harlequin Mills & Boon, paratext
Brackett, Kim Pettigrew Facework Strategies Among Romance Fiction Readers 2000 psychology, readers, paratext
Bradford, Clare Monsters: Monstrous Identities in Young Adult Romance 2013 YA/teenage romance, paranormal/fantasy/time-travel romance, race/ethnicity, family
Breeden, Amanda L. Neo romance: gender renegotiation in Harlequin romance novels 2007 gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Breslin, Carol Ann Medieval Magic and Witchcraft in the Popular Romance Novel 1999 religion/spirituality, historical romance, history, Jude Deveraux, Elizabeth Lowell, Arnette Lamb
Brickman, Barbara Jane; Jermyn, Deborah; Trost, Theodore Louis Love Across the Atlantic: US-UK Romance in Popular Culture 2020
Piatti-Farnell, Lorna; Brien, Donna Lee New Directions in 21st Century Gothic: The Gothic Compass 2015
Basu, Balaka; Broad, Katherine R.; Hintz, Carrie Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults: Brave New Teenagers 2013
Broad, Katherine R. “The Dandelion in the Spring”: Utopia as Romance in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games Trilogy 2013 YA/teenage romance, Suzanne Collins, war/armed forces, family, gender, feminism
Brodesco, Alberto Harmony: L’amore in edicola 2009 Publishing, Italy, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Del Grosso Destreri, Luigi; Brodesco, Alberto; Giovanetti, Silvia; Zanatta, Sara Una galassia rosa: Ricerche sulla letteratura femminile di consumo 2009
Bronstein, Carolyn The Political Uses of Lesbian Romance Fiction: Reading Patrick Califia’s Macho Sluts as a Response to 1980s Anti-Pornography Feminism 2014 BDSM, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, Patrick Califia
Brooker, Will; Jermyn, Deborah The Audience Studies Reader 2002
Brouillette, Sarah Romance Work 2019 Publishing, readers
Brown, Sonya C. Does This Book Make Me Look Fat? 2011 readers, health/medical, fashion/clothing, food, drink, Susan Donovan, Cathie Linz, Eloisa James, paratext, Jennifer Crusie, fat, fatness
Brown, Julie Ethnicity and the American Short Story 1997
Brown, Fahamisha Patricia Anita Richmond Bunkley 2008 Anita Richmond Bunkley, African American romance, historical romance, race/ethnicity, romantic suspense, history
Brown, Fahamisha Patricia Beverly Jenkins 2008 Beverly Jenkins, historical romance, African American romance, history, romantic suspense, race/ethnicity
Browne, Ray B.; Fishwick, Marshall W. The Hero in Transition 1983
Browne, Pat Heroines of Popular Culture 1987
Brumme, Jenny; Espunya, Anna The Translation of Fictive Dialogue 2012
Brunt, Rosalind A Career in Love: The Romantic World of Barbara Cartland 1984 Barbara Cartland, social class, gender, religion/spirituality, Ethel M. Dell, Elinor Glyn, virginity
Bruttini, Adriano; Marucci, Franco La performance del testo: atti del VII Congresso Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Anglistica (A.I.A.), Siena, 2-4 Novembre 1984 1986
Bruyère, Claire La place du roman sentimental dans les pratiques culturelles de ses lectrices dans les États-Unis d’aujourd’hui 1990 readers, United States of America
Bruyère, Claire Pour le meilleur et pour le pire : critères d’évaluation des romans d’amour contemporains (romances) aux États-Unis 1992 United States of America
Bryce, Jane; Dako, Kari Textual Deviancy and Cultural Syncretism: Romantic Fiction as a Subversive Strain in Black Women's Writing 1993 Valerie Belgrave, race/ethnicity
Bryce, Jane 'A World of Caribbean Romance': Reformulating the Legend of Love (or: 'Can a Caress Be Culturally Specific?') 1994 Caribbean, Harlequin Mills & Boon, social class, gender, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, Valerie Belgrave, race/ethnicity, settings, community, sex/sexuality
Bryce, Jane Women & Modern African Popular Fiction 1997 Africa, trash/literary quality, sex/sexuality, gender, religion/spirituality
Bryson, Mary Public Library Services to the Romance Reader: An Online Survey of Romance Readers 2004 libraries/librarians
Buckingham, David Reading Audiences: Young People and the Media 1993
Bun, Jennifer C. The Effects of Romance Novel Readership on Relationship Beliefs, Romantic Ideals, and Relational Satisfaction 2007 readers
Burg, Jacob Houses of Genre Fiction: The Shared Estrangement of Postwar American Culture 2020 settings, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Helen Hoang, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, social class, Danielle Steel, work, family, sex/sexuality, disability
Burge, Amy Desiring the east: a comparative study of Middle English romance and modern popular sheikh romance 2012 sheikh romance, war/armed forces, religion/spirituality, race/ethnicity, gender, fashion/clothing
Burge, Amy Do Knights Still Rescue Damsels in Distress?: Reimagining the Medieval in the Mills & Boon Historical Romance 2012 history, Harlequin Mills & Boon, paratext, social class, religion/spirituality, food, drink, fashion/clothing, sex/sexuality, rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, war/armed forces, gender
Burge, Amy ‘For you are a man and she is a maid’: Performing masculinity in Orientalist medieval and modern popular romance fiction 2014 sheikh romance, precursors of modern romance, gender, Harlequin Mills & Boon, settings, fashion/clothing