Archive for: Pam Rosenthal

The Romance of the Closet

At the end of Pam Rosenthal’s 2008 regency romance novel The Edge of Impropriety, we learn offhand that Lady Isobel Wyatt and Miss Amory, two wealthy young women who had been seeking husbands during the season, have “determined to live together as companions and had set themselves up in a Welsh cottage.” The information is […]

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The Romance of Dystopia

YA dytopia as romance.

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She’ll Take Romance: Reading Longbourn

Jo Baker’s Longbourn, and whether Lizzy’s servants can find romance.

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The Regency as Feminist Utopia

Pam Rosenthal’s The Slightest Provocation and Cecelia Grant’s A Lady Awakened

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