Rethinking the Romance style examines why the romance style has confirmed such an impossible to resist shape for modern writers and filmmakers as they strategy international matters. In modern texts starting from literary works, to movies, to social media, romance enables a number intimacies that provide new feminist versions within the age of globalization.
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