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Romantic Escapes: Post-Millennial Trends in Contemporary Popular Romance Fiction

dc.contributor.editorPérez Fernández, Irene 
dc.contributor.editorPérez Ríu, Carmen
dc.identifier.citationPérez Fernández, I., y Pérez Ríu, C. (Eds.). (2021). Romantic Escapes. Berna (Suiza) : Peter Lang
dc.description.abstractRomance continues to stand as the most profitable literary genre and the second most read book category. The developments reshaping the conventions and marketing practices of popular fiction, both inside and beyond the books themselves, have affected the romance genre in specific ways that demand critical attention. This book brings together a collection of twelve chapters on postmillennial developments in contemporary popular romance fiction produced in different countries in order to prove how the genre, which has always been sensitive to customer demands and market trends, has continued to evolve accordingly. The chapters focus on how traditional formulae are being reshaped and adapted to meet readers’ expectations and market demands within this thriving transnational industrspa
dc.description.sponsorshipThis volume is published as part of the research project “The Politics, Aesthetics and Marketing of Literary Formulae in Popular Women’s Fiction: History, Exoticism and Romance” (FFI2016-75130-P) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness (MINECO), the Spanish State Research Agency (AEI), and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The editors also acknowledge the support of the University of Oviedo Research Funds in promoting the work of the TRANSLIT Research Group (GR-2014-0002).spa
dc.relation.ispartofPeter Langspa
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCritical perspectives on English and American literature, communication and culture;24eng
dc.rights© Peter Lang
dc.subjectpopular romance fictionspa
dc.subjectcontemporary literature
dc.titleRomantic Escapes: Post-Millennial Trends in Contemporary Popular Romance Fictionspa

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