• Posted on: 22 December 2010
  • By: admin

Romance (broader) (Romance does not merely satisfy sexual appetite: economic and social desires are often realized through the institution of marriage. Marrying advantageously motivates heroes and heroines alike)
Take a look at the idyllic but also the real/functional purpose of Romance.

“The Accidental Tourist” by Anne Tyler

“The Age of Innocence” by Edith Wharton (unfulfilled love set against the glittering 1870’s NY society)

“Doctor Zhivago” by B. Pasternak (love, loneliness and loss set in war-torn, end of the century Russia; film equivalent available)

“Love in the Time of Cholera” by G. G. Marquez (half a century of all-consuming, unreciprocated love; film equivalent available)

“The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence

“The Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiquro

“A Room with a View” by E. M. Forster

“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen

“Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austen

“The Unbearable Lightness of Being” by Milan Kundera

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