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I don't want to rate this because I'm afraid it will be unfair. It is a product of its time and I was turned off during the first chapter when he makes some irritating generalities about women and romance fiction. Of course I've had the benefit of reading many studies on that topic that help to identify the genre's depth for those who read it. In. terms of the topic, it sticks to obvious and superficial observations about escapism, which was disappointing after reading Tuan's surprising and imag ...more