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Sizzling

By posted at 10:00 am on August 11, 2015 1

When did romance novels get such a bad rep? They weren’t always derided as somehow lesser than other books. At Jezebel, Kelly Faircloth delves into the history of the modern romance novel, exploring how particular stereotypes latched on to the popular genre. You could also read Julia Fierro on sex and the literary writer.

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One Response to “Sizzling”

  1. cuddzy
    at 1:40 pm on August 11, 2015

    “When did romance novels get such a bad rep?”

    Uh, when people realized they’re full of terrible writing?

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