"...Recommended... Laurie Kahn's lively documentary LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS makes a solid case for an appreciation of a much maligned genre."
Voted #1 video of 2015 by the American Library Association Booklist Review, LOVE BETWEEN THE COVERS is Peabody and Emmy Award® Winning Laurie Kahn's (TUPPERWARE!) engaging look at popular romance, an American pop culture phenomenon. The film offers an insightful and fascinating view into the history and popularity of the genre that pushes the envelope on gender, sexuality and diversity, while generating over a billion dollars annually in sales.
Now available, the comprehensive multimedia RESOURCE GUIDE assembled by leading romance scholar Eric Sellinger! As the co-founder of the International Association for the Study of Popular Romance, Sellinger has provided an in-depth guide for teachers, students, and those who are simply curious about the genre. Resourceful video clips, photo galleries, and research from scholars highlight a range of topics such as love across cultures, the impact of love stories like Romeo and Juliet, the influence of love songs on popular culture from artists like Adele, and more - the guide serves as an essential companion to the film.
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