Exhibit Features Romance Books in Special Collections

News item published on: 2014-04-15 14:58:00

Special Collections in McCain Library and Archives currently features the exhibit, Isn’t it Romantic:  Romance Literature through the Years, until June 5.

The exhibit, which highlights romance novels from the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, Mississippiana, and Rare Books illustrates different types of romance books over the past 200 years. The selected books include historical fiction from the 19th century, classics like Jane Eyre, contemporary young adult fiction, and Harlequin novels.

The exhibit is on display Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. until June 5, in McCain Library and Archives Room 305. If you have questions about the exhibit, contact Jennifer Brannock at or 601.266.4347.