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Representations: Romance Fiction: Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia
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Desert romances are novels featuring a “sheikh,” “sultan,” or “desert prince” hero, which adhere to the general structure of the romance novel genre, and are set in a real or imagined Middle Eastern geographical space. This entry focuses on the recent po…

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Jarmakani, Amira, “Representations: Romance Fiction: Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 15 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0694>
First published online: 2010



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