Geographies of love : the cultural spaces of romance in Chick- and Ladlit /

"Geographies of Love" is the first study to explore the cultural lifeworlds of British, Australian and Indian chick- and ladlit characters. Offering unique case studies including Bridget Jones and Will Freeman ("About a Boy"), the book explores how love and romance are looked for...

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Author / Creator:Lenz, Christian.
Imprint:Bielefeld (Germany) : Transcript, [2016]
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Series:Cultural studies ; 47
Cultural studies (Transcript (Firm)) ; Bd. 47.
Subject:Fielding, Helen, -- 1958- -- Bridget Jones's diary.
Fielding, Helen, -- 1958- -- Bridget Jones, mad about the boy.
Advaita Kala. -- Almost single.
Bridget Jones's diary (Fielding, Helen)
Romance fiction, English -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Romance fiction, Austrian -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Romance fiction, Indic (English) -- History and criticism.
Chick lit, English -- History and criticism.
Chick lit -- History and criticism.
Single women in literature.
Man-woman relationships in literature.
Space in literature.
Culture in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Chick lit.
Chick lit, English.
Culture in literature.
Man-woman relationships in literature.
Romance fiction, Austrian.
Romance fiction, English.
Romance fiction, Indic (English)
Single women in literature.
Space in literature.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11407489
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ISBN:3839434416
9783839434413
3837634418
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary:"Geographies of Love" is the first study to explore the cultural lifeworlds of British, Australian and Indian chick- and ladlit characters. Offering unique case studies including Bridget Jones and Will Freeman ("About a Boy"), the book explores how love and romance are looked for, begun and conducted in specific spaces and places: the home and the office as well as shops, clubs and bars. This cross-disciplinary study provides scholars, students and keen readers with different points of access and easily-relatable situations so as to apprehend the complex phenomenon of cultural geographies within the field of literary studies.