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(charles), Helen (Not) Compromising: Inter-Skin Colour Relations 1995 Ann Allen Shockley, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, race/ethnicity, BDSM
Abartis, Caesarea The Ugly-Pretty, Dull-Bright, Weak-Strong Girl in the Gothic Mansion 1979 gothic romance, Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), Charlotte Brontë, Daphne du Maurier, Victoria Holt/Jean Plaidy/Eleanor Burford Hibbert, Claudette Nicole
Haruna, Alkasim; Abd Aziz, Noor Hashima Towards an Understanding of the Efferent Reading Stance of Hausa Popular Romance Novels 2019 Nigeria, Africa, readers
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Abdullah-Poulos, Layla Muslim Love American Style: Islamic-American Hybrid Culture and Native-Born American Black Muslim Romance 2016 religion/spirituality, African American romance, Islam, Muslim romance
Abdullah-Poulos, Layla The Stable Muslim Love Triangle - Triangular Desire in African American Muslim Romance Fiction 2018 Islam, African American romance, United States of America, religion/spirituality, race/ethnicity, marriage, Muslim romance
Abrahamsson, Elin Enahanda läsning: En queer tolkning av romancegenren 2018 Fifty Shades, Twilight, Sweden, readers, sex/sexuality, feminism, gender, trash/literary quality, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Achieng’, Okang’a Nancy A Cosmopolitan National Romance: A Study of In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Manyika 2017 Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Nigeria, trash/literary quality, Africa, race/ethnicity, gender
Ackley, Katherine Anne Women and Violence in Literature: An Essay Collection 1990
Acosta, Leonardo Penetración cultural imperialista en América Latina: comics y revistas femeninas 1974
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
Adamenko, Olga; Klymenko, Olga Communicative Behavior via Gender Identity (Based on the English language “Love Stories”) 2020 gender, linguistics, Victoria Gordon, Leigh Greenwood, Madeleine Ker, Gil Sanderson, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Adams, Kathleen Barzun Thirty years of change: heroes, heroines, and the popular romance 2003 gender
Adkins, Denice; Esser, Linda; Velasquez, Diane Perceptions of Romance Readers: An Analysis of Missouri Librarians 2004 libraries/librarians
Adkins, Denice; Esser, Linda; Velasquez, Diane Relations Between Librarians and Romance Readers: A Missouri Survey 2006 libraries/librarians, readers, trash/literary quality
Adkins, Denice; Esser, Linda; Velasquez, Diane; Hill, Heather L. Romance novels in American public libraries: A study of collection development practices 2008 libraries/librarians, United States of America
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
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Aiken Hodge, Jane The Private World of Georgette Heyer 1984 Georgette Heyer
Drayton, Arthur D.; Ajayi-Soyinka, Omofolabo; Ukpokodu, I. Peter African Literatures at the Millennium 2007
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
Alberti, Paola; Fortunati, Vita; Franci, Giovanna; Galateria, Daria; Mangaroni, Rosella; Pozzato, Maria Pia; Sabbadini, Tiziana; Tempera, Mariangela Maestre d'amore: eroine e scrittrici nell'impero del rosa inglese 1986 UK, Elinor Glyn, E. M. Hull
Alberts, J. K. The Role of Couples' Conversations in Relational Development: A Content Analysis of Courtship Talk in Harlequin Romance Novels 1986 psychology, linguistics, Harlequin Mills & Boon
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
Ali, Kecia Author studies and popular romance fiction 2021 romance scholarship, authors, Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, Georgette Heyer, Marie Bjelke Petersen, Suzanne Brockmann, Jennifer Crusie
Allan, Jonathan A. Theorising Male Virginity in Popular Romance Novels 2011 sex/sexuality, gender, virginity
Allan, Jonathan A. Reading from Behind: A Cultural Analysis of the Anus 2016 m/m romance, Anne Tenino, sex/sexuality, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
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, virginity, Marie Sexton, health/medical
Allan, Jonathan A. Mourning and Sentimental Heroism in Maureen Child's Lost in Sensation 2020 Maureen Child, gender, happy ending, death, metaphor/symbolism, emotions
Allan, Jonathan A. “And he absolutely fascinated me”: Masculinity and Virginity in Sherilee Gray’s Breaking Him 2020 Sherilee Gray, gender, virginity, sex/sexuality
Allan, Jonathan A. Gender and sexuality 2021 gender, sex/sexuality, pornography, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors, lesbian romance, m/m romance
Allan, Janice M. The Romantic Reading Process: Towards a New Definition 1990 trash/literary quality, Harlequin Mills & Boon, genre definitions, readers, Sergeanne Golon, Catherine Cookson
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
Allen, Amanda K. The Cinderella-Makers: Postwar Adolescent Girl Fiction as Commodity Tales 2009 YA/teenage romance, Betty Cavanna, Mary Stolz, fashion/clothing, fairytales, capitalism/business, social class
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Allen, Amanda K. “Dear Miss Daly”: 1940s Fan Letters to Maureen Daly and the Age-Grading and Gendering of Seventeenth Summer 2016 YA/teenage romance, readers, Maureen Daly, gender, libraries/librarians, genre definitions, war/armed forces
Allen, Amanda K. Young adult romance 2021 YA/teenage romance, genre definitions, readers, Samuel Richardson, romance scholarship, Twilight, LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Allport, Tanya Female journeys: the place of Jane Eyre and "Mills and Boon" in the search for women's existential space 1988 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Alonso Valero, Encarna Cincuenta años de usos amorosos: El amor y la novela rosa 2011 Spain, love, Corín Tellado, history
Alonso Valero, Encarna Corín Tellado y la novela rosa 2012 Corín Tellado, Spain, gender, readers, trash/literary quality
Alpalhão, Margarida Santos; Carreto, Carlos F. Clamote; Dias, Isabel de Barros O jogo do mundo: ensaios sobre o imaginário lúdico 2017
Altus, Marilyn Sugar-coated Pills 1984
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Álvarez, Marta; Hekmat, Ida; Lauret-Taft, Sabine L’amour. Création et société 2017
Álvarez, Blanca Corín Tellado ¿Yo soy así? 1992 Corín Tellado
Álvarez, Blanca Corín Tellado: mantilla y matrimonio 2000 Corín Tellado
Amaya García, Marcela Análisis discursivo de la construcción identitaria femenina y masculina en fotonovelas de Corín Tellado 2011 Corín Tellado, gender, fotonovela
Amorós, Andrés Sociología de una novela rosa 1968 Spain, Corín Tellado
Anderson, Rachel The Purple Heart Throbs: The Sub-Literature of Love 1974 Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), 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 Corpos que falam: erotismo, amor e paixão no romance sentimental 2010 Elinor Glyn, sex/sexuality
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório A pedagogia social dos romances de amor dos “tempos da vovó” 2013 Brazil, Publishing, readers, gender, social class, Delly, Elinor Glyn, Berta Ruck, Concordia Merrel
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
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório O que é o romance ideal? Uma cartografia dos romances mais populares publicados pela Harlequim-Silhouette entre 1977 e 2012 2013 Brazil, Harlequin Mills & Boon
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório Os Romances Sentimentais e suas Comunidades de Leitura 2014 Brazil, readers
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Nascimento, Antonio Marcos Fonseca do; Freitas, Tatiane Lima de As representações de masculinidades e feminilidades nos romances de banca de Diana Palmer nos anos de 1990 2015 Diana Palmer, gender
Silva, Erotilde Honório; Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de Os romances sentimentais e a revolução digital: os processos de criação dos projetos de democratização da leitura nos livros do coração 2015 Publishing, Brazil
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório; Feitosa, Ricardo Augusto de Sabóia O casamento em perigo no romance sentimental de Corin Tellado e a imprensa feminina na ditadura militar brasileira 2017 Brazil, Corín Tellado, marriage, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Feitosa, Ricardo Augusto de Sabóia A cultura emotiva das comunidades virtuais de leitura de livros de amor 2018 readers, emotions, Brazil
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Feitosa, Ricardo Augusto de Sabóia; Silva, Erotilde Honório Emoção e moralidade em tempos de ruptura: o estupro nas relações conjugais nos romances sentimentais e suas comunidades de leitura 2019 rape and/or intimate partner violence/abuse, marriage, readers, Brazil
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Viana, Thiago Mena Barreto; Feitosa, Ricardo Augusto de Sabóia Prazer, Emoção e Cotidiano na Leitura de Romances Sentimentais 2020 Brazil, readers
Andrade, Roberta Manuela Barros de; Silva, Erotilde Honório; Feitosa, Ricardo Augusto de Sabóia; Viana, Thiago Mena Barreto Um século de romances de amor: A trajetória da literatura sentimental no Brasil (1920 - 2020) 2020 Brazil
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. La Sección Femenina de la Falange en la obra de Carmen Martín Gaite: La popularidad de las novelas rosa en la posguerra española 2002 Spain, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism
Andreu, Alicia G. Difusión y distribución de Corín Tellado en Hispanoamérica 2009 Corín Tellado, Publishing, Latin America
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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
Anta Félez, José Luis Para una antropología del amor. La novela rosa y los productos de la cultura de masas 2009 love, trash/literary quality, capitalism/business, social class
Peinado Rodríguez, Matilde; Anta Félez, José Luis Educar para el matrimonio en femenino: modelos y prácticas en la literatura de posguerra 2013 Spain, fascism/right-wing authoritarianism, gender, marriage
Antonel, Emanuela Attraverso "il rosa" : un'avventura nel sentimento 1983
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 Vivere in rosa per vivere in casa 1987
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
Asor Rosa, Alberto Letteratura italiana. Storia e geografia, III, L'età contemporanea 1989
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
Atkinson, Jacqueline M. The Psychiatrist, the Hero and the Romance Genre 1994 health/medical, medical romance, psychology, readers
Smith, Clarissa; Attwood, Feona; McNair, Brian The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality 2018
Parrish, Berta; Atwood, Karen Enticing Readers: The Teen Romance Craze 1984 YA/teenage romance
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 Rethinking Romanzo Rosa: The first person narrator and changing gender roles in Brunella Gasperini’s Rosso di sera 2011 Italy, Brunella Gasperini, Publishing, gender, YA/teenage romance, sex/sexuality
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
Rastier, François; Ballabriga, Michel Corpus en Lettres et Sciences sociales : des documents numériques à l'interprétation, Actes du colloque international d'Albi, juillet 2006 2007
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
Barkman, Adam; Sanna, Antonio A Critical Companion to Robert Zemeckis 2020
Barletta, Sandra A. Cougars, Grannies, Evil Stepmothers, and Menopausal Hot Flashers: Roles, Representations of Age, and the Non-traditional Romance Heroine 2014 ageism, Sandra Antonelli/Sandra A. Barletta
Barletta, Sandra A first kiss is still a first kiss: romancing the mid-life reader and heroine: A basic renovation 2008 ageism, Sandra Antonelli/Sandra A. Barletta
Stern, Stephanie C.; Robbins, Brianne; Black, Jessica E.; Barnes, Jennifer L. What You Read and What You Believe: Genre Exposure and Beliefs About Relationships 2019 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, Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), 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 Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), 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, Caroline Qui a peur des petits romans à l’eau de rose? 1984 readers
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
Baticle, Yveline Delly: autopsie du roman rose 1984 Delly, social class, settings, linguistics
Batsleer, Janet Pulp in the Pink 1981 trash/literary quality, feminism, capitalism/business, race/ethnicity, Barbara Cartland, social class, gender
Batsleer, Janet; Davies, Tony; O'Rourke, Rebecca; Weedon, Chris Rewriting English: Cultural Politics of Gender and Class 1985 genre definitions, gender, capitalism/business, feminism, Florence Barclay, E. M. Hull, history, Barbara Cartland, Catherine Cookson, social class, race/ethnicity, UK, sex/sexuality, fashion/clothing
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; Bettinotti, Julia; Provost, Christiane Harlequin: Quand l'amour est une guerre 1983 Harlequin Mills & Boon, Janet Dailey, Anne Hampson, Charlotte Lamb, Anne Mather, Violet Winspear, gender, love
Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; Provost, Christiane "Un subtil parfum de mensonge": essai d'analyse d'un corpus de romans harlequin 1984 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bettinotti, Julia; Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; 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, Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), 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 lectura, una práctica de ocio enfocada al turismo: el caso de la novela rosa Harlequin 1995 Harlequin Mills & Boon
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, Susan G.; Kuhn, Alice Love and Lust in the Secondary School: Do Formula Romances Have a Place in the Schools? 1987
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
Bettinotti, Julia; Bérard, Sylvie Quand Éros flirte avec Thanatos. La perception de la mort dans le roman Harlequin 1993 Harlequin Mills & Boon, death
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 Romance Novels: Changes Over Time 1992 YA/teenage romance, sex/sexuality
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; Provost, Christiane Harlequin: Quand l'amour est une guerre 1983 Harlequin Mills & Boon, Janet Dailey, Anne Hampson, Charlotte Lamb, Anne Mather, Violet Winspear, gender, love
Bettinotti, Julia; Bédard-Cazabon, Hélène; 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; Lizé, Claude Les stratégies de dévalorisation de la littérature populaire: l’exemple du roman Harlequin 1986 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bettinotti, Julia; Noizet, Pascale Le récit en littérature populaire: répétition et invention dans le roman d’amour 1989 Harlequin Mills & Boon, Delly, sheikh romance
Bettinotti, Julia Les débuts du roman Harlequin : l’année 1949 1989 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bettinotti, Julia Répétition et invention dans le roman d'amour: L'Evolution des collections Harlequin 1990 Harlequin Mills & Boon
Bettinotti, Julia; Noizet, Pascale Ægritudo amoris : le topos d’un piège somato-physiologique 1990 love
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; Bérard, Sylvie Quand Éros flirte avec Thanatos. La perception de la mort dans le roman Harlequin 1993 Harlequin Mills & Boon, death
Bettinotti, Julia Crime et châtiment dans l'oeuvre de Delly: une lecture "gothique" 1994 Delly, gothic romance
Bettinotti, Julia; Bleton, Paul; des Rivières, Marie-José; Saint-Jacques, Denis Lecture paralittéraire québécoise : les femmes et le travail de 1945 à aujourd’hui 1994 Canada, Harlequin Mills & Boon
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 Medieval romances in today's popular culture: The feminist in the castle 1996 historical romance, history, Laurie Grant, Arnette Lamb, feminism, gender
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
Saint-Jacques, Denis; Bettinotti, Julia; des Rivières, Marie-José; Bleton, Paul; Savoie, Chantal Femmes de rêve au travail : les femmes et le travail dans les productions écrites de grande consommation, au Québec, de 1945 à aujourd'hui 1998 Canada, work, gender, Delly, Barbara Cartland, Harlequin Mills & Boon, Charlotte Lamb, Janet Dailey
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
Bettinotti, Julia; des Rivières, Marie-José Un élargissement du canon littéraire : le cas du roman d'amour 2000 romance scholarship, feminism, readers
Bettinotti, Julia; Jeannesson, Gaëlle; Truel, Marie-Françoise Séries, suites et redites en culture médiatique 2002 sheikh romance, E. M. Hull, Johanna Lindsey, trash/literary quality
Betz, Phyllis M. Lesbian Romance Novels: A History and Critical Analysis 2009 lesbian romance, Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), 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, Older and/or precursor texts (may not be "romance" as now defined), LGBT+ characters, readers and/or authors
Beyer, Jennifer Ann Perry The romance novel revolution: a study of criticisms and readers 2000 readers
Sabino, Rosimeri Ferraz; Bezerra, Antônio Ponciano Romance-folhetim em tela: linguagem, personagens e sentidos sociais 2020 Brazil, Faith Baldwin, gender, film/movies
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 Corpus et diachronie: de la constitution au traitement. Un cas d’espèce: le roman sentimental moderne 2006 linguistics
Bigey, Magali Rencontres en séries. Matériel romanesque, lecteurs et lexique : une analyse du roman sentimental de type sériel (1942-2004) 2007 readers, linguistics
Bigey, Magali Stratégies narratives et mises en scène lexicales du roman sentimental sériel contemporain: l'auteure, le corps et les sentiments 2008 genre definitions, linguistics, emotions
Bigey, Magali Discorde et règlements de comptes autour du romanesque sentimental: une analyse de blogs 2010 readers
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
Bigey, Magali Réflexions sur l’amour et analyse de réception : La rencontre amoureuse dans les romans sériels et au prisme du lectorat 2017
Rader, Kara; Hovick, Shelly R.; Bigsby, Elisabeth “Are You Clean?” Encouraging STI Communication in Casual Encounters through Narrative Messages in Romance Novels 2021 sex/sexuality, health/medical, psychology, readers
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
Bird, Paul Issues of Socioeconomic Class in Barbara Cartland’s A Duel of Hearts and Catherine Cookson’s The Menagerie 2018 social class, Barbara Cartland, Catherine Cookson
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 2019 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