Posts Tagged: History

Links: Thursday, February 27th

Links: Thursday, February 27th

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Fashion in 14th century Mosul (Iraq): a new exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery All the Sporty Ladies: Female Athletes in Romance Novels – Does what it says on the tin. I’m all about athletic heroines. Give them to me. But what happens when a heroine is the athlete? Fewer women… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 22nd

Links: Saturday, February 22nd

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It’s been that kind of week. Why Is Lesbian Romance So Unpopular When Compared to Gay or Straight Romance? – Author E.E. Ottoman takes on the popularity, or lack thereof, of f/f compared to m/m and I’m not sure I agree with all of it. I do think f/f’s lack… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 15th

Links: Saturday, February 15th

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Typical cat. Three Authors Discuss Their Favorite Romance Novels Featuring People of Color – Jessica W. Luther, whom we spoke to earlier in the week, posted a roundtable discussion with authors Suleikha Snyder, Farrah Rochon and our own Rebekah in Bitch magazine’s blog. Nice to see romance in a feminist… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 13th

Links: Thursday, February 13th

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The Sa’wkele, The Ku-Ku, The Boqta, The Henin: How the Mongol Occupation of Europe Changed European Women’s Fashion Forever – MedievalPOC has a great post on how the iconic “princess hat” comes from the headwear of Mongolian noblewomen. SBHM Feature: K. M. Jackson – Author K.M. Jackson talks about the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 6th

Links: Thursday, February 6th

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Saved From The Paper Drive – A collection of pulp novel covers. African American Romance: My Take, Your Thoughts by La-Tessa Montgomery – This post reminded me of the discussions we had here around the Multicultural Romance Roundtable post. How many white readers who participated and said they want more… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 28th

Links: Tuesday, January 28th

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The Missing Tudors: black people in 16th-century England Dear James Delingpole: You Are The Problem – Meadows takes on some disgusting columnist who wrote a blindingly sexist article for a UK newspaper about gendered toy marketing. His ignorance is especially troubling in light of this BBC article reporting that the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 23rd

Links: Thursday, January 23rd

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Old friends. Caroline Linden on historical erotica and the sexual mores of an earlier era – Linden stopped by AAR to talk about 17th and 18th century erotica The School of Venus and Fanny Hill before going on to discuss the ways the upper classes misbehaved in the early 19th… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 14th

Links: Tuesday, January 14th

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Picturing freedom: How former slaves used photography to imagine and create their new lives after Emancipation SFF in Conversation: Women Write SFF (Andrea K Höst’s Keeper Bookshelf ) – There seems to be a lot of overlap between romance readers and SFF readers, and lots of people in Romancelandia have… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 11th

Links: Saturday, January 11th

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This Guy Used A Groupon To Give His Kitten A Photo Shoot At J.C. Penney And Oh My God It’s Amazing – As advertised. Must I take the High Road? A rant in the making. – Like I said on Twitter: I am all about heroines getting angry and not… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 9th

Links: Thursday, January 9th

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Solace Ames on Asian Sex Symbols and BDSM – Unf. The Bechdel Test Sets the Bar Too Low. Let’s Write a New One. – The article quotes figures showing that the movies that passed the Bechdel had much higher sales than those that didn’t. Movie execs… Read more »

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