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's Diary«, »About a Boy« and »Almost Single«, the book explores how women and men search for love and...

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Main Author: Lenz, Christian
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Bielefeld transcript 2016
Series:Cultural Studies
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Collection: DeGruyter MPG Collection - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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's Diary«, »About a Boy« and »Almost Single«, the book explores how women and men search for love and how they commit themselves to romances 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 multiple points of access and easily-relatable situations. It applies the complex phenomenon of cultural geographies within the field of literary studies and sheds new light on a most passionate feeling.
Physical Description:356 Seiten
ISBN:978-3-8376-3441-9