Kira Brady

Archive for the 'Romance Genre' Category

Jun 1
2011
Like, Love, and Feminism
Jonathan Franzen, Freedom author, has an excellent article in the New York Times about “liking” vs loving, and how we must be brave enough to love deeply and risk rejection. It’s a great piece for our facebook and twitter-centric culture, but it also encompasses the struggle of the hero and heroine in romance novels rather nicely. Franzen writes eloquently:
Love is about bottomless empathy, born out of the heart’s revelation that another person is every bit as real as you are…. to love a specific person, and to identify with his or her struggles and joys as if they were
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