"Smart Bitches, Trashy Books" put out an interesting essay on Romantic Love in "A Christmas Carol." Must admit, I never thought of it, but it makes sense and adds depth to what I thought was a convention of the time. http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/2017/12/tale-true-love-romance-christmas-carol/
History: And They Call Economics “the Cynical Science!”
When popular and academic history won't let you appreciate beauty.