Archive for: romance

The Romance of the Closet

The closet in Orphan Black and in Pam Rosenthal’s The Edge of Impropriety.

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Can a Romance Novel Be Ambiguous?

Race and multiple meanings in Kathleen Gilles Seidel’s “More Than You Dreamed”

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Subtitled Love Affairs: Why Millions of Americans Prefer Korean Television

Less grit, more empathy.

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The Innocent Genre

Ian Mcewan and lit fic’s romance with romance.

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How to Cry: On Ice Castles

Of blind skaters and waterworks.

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The Romance of Dead Parents

Charles Johnson’s “Middle Passage,” Kathleen Gilles Seidel’s “Please Remember This”: which is the romance?

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How Do You Say “Love” in Alien, or Vice Versa?

Speaking difference in Octavia Butler’s “Speech Sounds” and Laura Kinsale’s “Flowers From the Storm”

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