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The Romantic Paradox: Love, Violence and the Uses of Romance, 1760-1830 Jacqueline M. Labbe

The Romantic Paradox: Love, Violence and the Uses of Romance, 1760-1830

Jacqueline M. Labbe

Published August 19th 2000
ISBN : 9780312234126
Hardcover
223 pages
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Why are there so few happily ever afters in the Romantic-period verse romance? Why do so many poets utilize the romance and its parts to such devastating effect? Why is gender so often the first victim? The Romantic Paradox investigates the