The More the Merrier? Transformations of the Love Triangle Across the Romance

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My critical trajectory first introduces the existing literary theory on the triangle; then it looks in detail at three types of romance where the constellation's potential for change can clearly be seen: romances governed by the conservative logic of oppositional splits, romances influenced by popular feminism, and, lastly, pioneering examples of the genre that venture into new romance territory and expand generic boundaries. (109)