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The Great American Read: Facebook Live - Comparing Modern and Classic Romance Novels

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 26, 2018

How have romance novels and the literary expression of love changed over the last 200 years? In this Facebook Live, Susan Weaver Schopf, Professor of Literature at Harvard University, and Jackie Horne, President of the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America, join host Callie Crossley, of WGBH's "Under the Radar with Callie Crossley," in examining how modern romance novels like Americanah, The Notebook and Twilight, compare to classic romance novels like Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, and Wuthering Heights. Join us live at WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library or follow along on Facebook @WGBHBoston.