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    • A Natural History of the Romance Novel

    • By: Pamela Regis
    • Narrated by: Rosemary Benson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres. While it remains consistently dominant in bookstores and on best-seller lists, it is also widely dismissed by the critical community. Scholars have alleged that romance novels help create subservient readers, who are largely women, by confining heroines to stories that ignore issues other than love and marriage.

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