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The iconic artwork of Mills and Boon | The IndependentIt has been synonymous with romance novels for much of its year history. The book covers once depicted wooden looking couples, with strong handsome men placing a protective arm around a trembling heroine or sweeping her off her feet. But these days you are more likely to see a fierce woman smouldering at the camera while a chiselled man stares lustfully in her direction. Titles have gone from the innocent No Other Man, published in , to Sweet are the Ways in , before landing firmly in the modern day with recent publications like Best Man…With Benefits and Flirting with Intent. And before that, American sitcom Sex in the City — which aired until — normalised discussions about sex between friends. You can really chart the changes because we have a history lasting over years.
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The current covers are possibly among the most famous icons in literature, and harder on her. He will be more outrageous to the heroine, with readers often saying that they represent romantic ideals anf escapism rather than realism. Report Comment Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate. US Edition.Keep me logged in. London : UCL Press, continued as head of the company while his b!
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It was then that romance became the genre of choice for the firm. In the company came very near to financial ruin and from then on concentrated their efforts on publishing romance fiction. The predictable path of the story is frequently of the girl getting her man in spite of many impediments thrown in her way, the hero is seen to slowly realise that he is in love with the heroine and the path becomes clear for her to achieve her aim. The progress of the story is paramount and in order to move the action on the authors use language that involves both the emotions and the imagination in a very direct way, characterisation is not subtle and is done with a broad brush as a rule giving a vigour to the narrative and the characters. I think this was highly important. We never did that. We never said this was the greatest form of literature, but we did say that of this form of literature, we were going to publish the best.
Cambridge University Press. Also, PM, very little changed until quite recently Book covers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions. Jul 29.
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