Desert Passions: Orientalism and Romance Novels

Hsu-Ming Teo (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$41.94
Publisher
University of Texas Press
Publish Date
November 01, 2012
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.79 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780292756908
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About the Author

HSU-MING TEO is a cultural historian and novelist based at Macquarie University. She coedited Cultural History in Australia and has published a range of articles and book chapters on Orientalism, travel writing, fiction, and popular culture. She won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award for her first novel, Love and Vertigo, which was also short-listed for two other fiction awards. Her second novel, Behind the Moon, was short-listed for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Reviews

Serious students of the genre will find this scholarly work complements recent studies such as Pamela Regisโ€™s A Natural History of the Romance Novelโ€ฆTeoโ€™s extensive survey of scholarship on the subject covers films, blogs, and other useful source material. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students and researchers/faculty.--S.A. Parker, emerita, Hiram College"Choice" (07/01/2013)