Wednesday, December 27, 2017

New to the Wiki: Feminism, Language, Virgin River and Sexuality

If you've got some spare time over the holidays, you might want to take a look at some of these: a lot of them are available online.
English, Jessica, 2017. 
Reading the Romance: Through the Eyes of a Millenial Feminist.” Masters Thesis. Eastern Washington University.
González Cruz, María Isabel, 2017. 
"Conciencia Sociolingüística e Hispanismos en un Corpus de Novela Rosa Inglesa." Pragmática Sociocultural/Sociocultural Pragmatics 5.2: 125-149. Abstract in Spanish and English, article in Spanish, pdf available.
Johnson, Heather., 2017. 
"Yorkshire English in Georgette Heyer's The Unknown Ajax." Schwa: Language and Linguistics 14: 57-70.
Malinowska, Anna, 2017. 
'Paternal Structures of the Romance', Romanica Silesiana 12: 40-52. Abstract
Russell, Shanon, 2014. 
"Dangerous Young Men: Themes of Female Sexuality and Masculinity in Paranormal Romance Novels for Young Adults." Masters Thesis. University of Ottawa.
Sandbakken, Asta Margrethe, 2016. 
"Feeling Men: Masculinity, Sexuality, and Emotion in the Contemporary Romance." MA Thesis, University of Oslo
 Simon, Jenni M., 2018. 
Consuming Agency and Desire in Romance: Stories of Love, Laughter, and Empowerment. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington. Excerpt

I'm not the only person who adds entries to the Romance Wiki's Academic Bibliography. Christina Martinez has recently added the following:

Neuhaus, Jessamyn and John Neuhaus. 2015. 
"'Sometimes It Feels More Like a Commune Than a Town': Envisioning Utopian Possibilities in Robyn Carr's Virgin River Romance Novels." Studies in Popular Culture, vol. 37, no. 2, 2015, pp. 25-42. Excerpt
Stafford, Jane. 2016. 
"Romance in the Backblocks in New Zealand Popular Fiction, 1930–1950: Mary Scott's Barbara Stories." Popular Fiction and Spatiality: Reading Genre Settings, Lisa (ed. and introd.) Fletcher, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 63-78.