Hard-core romance : Fifty shades of Grey, best-sellers, and society (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Hard-core romance : Fifty shades of Grey, best-sellers, and society

Author: Eva Illouz
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2014] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From its beginnings in Twilight fan-fiction to its record-breaking sales as an e-book and paperback, the story of the erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels is both unusual and fascinating. Having sold over seventy million copies worldwide since 2011, E. L. James’s lurid series about a sexual ingénue and the powerful young entrepreneur who introduces her to BDSM sex has ingrained itself in  Read more...
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Named Person: E L James; E L James; E L James; E L James; E L James; E L James
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Illouz
ISBN: 9780226153414 022615341X 9780226153698 022615369X
OCLC Number: 860755370
Language Note: In English; translated from the German.
Notes: "Originally published as Die neue Liebesordnung : Frauen, Männer und 'Shades of Grey.' ©Suhrkamp Verlag Berlin 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: 97 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Best-sellers and our social unconscious --
How to find emotional certainty in a world of sexual uncertainty --
Epilogue: Sadomasochism as a romantic utopia --
Coda: BDSM and immanence.
Other Titles: Neue Liebesordnung.
Fifty Shades of Grey, best-sellers, and society
Responsibility: Eva Illouz.

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From its beginnings in Twilight fan-fiction to its record-breaking sales as an e-book and paperback, this title tells the story of the erotic romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey and its two sequels.  Read more...

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"Hard-Core Romance is a wonderfully creative piece of cultural analysis. Writing from a feminist-sociological perspective, Illouz tells us how Fifty Shades of Grey became an international best-seller Read more...

 
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