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Erotic Romance


McAlister, J, Erotic Romance, The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Romance Fiction, Routledge, J Kamble, E Murphy Selinger and H-M Teo (ed), United Kingdom ISBN 9781472443304 (2021) [Research Book Chapter]

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DOI: doi:10.4324/9781315613468


This chapter examines erotic romance, a literary category whose history has been largely ignored in the wake of the Fifty Shades-phenomenon. It seeks to better understand and define erotic romance by situating it in context: in particular, its industrial context, examining its publishing history and its relationships to fan fiction and the burgeoning digital publishing marketplace. It argues that erotic romance is a space which pushes the boundaries of the romance genre, both structurally and in terms of content, but ultimately exists within those boundaries.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Language, Communication and Culture
Research Group:Literary studies
Research Field:Other literatures in English
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
UTAS Author:McAlister, J (Dr Jodi McAlister)
ID Code:116591
Year Published:2021
Deposited By:School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-05-15
Last Modified:2022-07-28

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