The Resource Melodrama: : genre, style, sensibility, John Mercer and Martin Shingler, (ebook)

Melodrama: : genre, style, sensibility, John Mercer and Martin Shingler, (ebook)

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Melodrama: : genre, style, sensibility
Title
Melodrama:
Title remainder
genre, style, sensibility
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John Mercer and Martin Shingler
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Language
eng
Summary
Melodrama: Genre, Style and Sensibility is designed as an accessible overview of one of the most popular genres at undergraduate Film Studies. The book identifies three distinct but connected concepts through which it is possible to make sense of melodrama; either as a genre, originating in European theatre of the 18th and 19th century, as a specific cinematic style, epitomized by the work of Douglas Sirk or as a sensibility that emerges in the context of specific texts, speaking to and reflecting the desires, concerns and anxieties of audiences. Films discussed include All That Heaven Allows, Safe, Fear Eats the Soul, Black Narcissus, Suddenly Last Summer and Rebel Without a Cause. Each chapter includes overviews of key essays, analyses of significant and widely studied films and includes an annotated reading list
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Midwest
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Mercer, John
Dewey number
792.2/7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1965-
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  • Shingler, Martin
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Short cuts
Series volume
22
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  • Melodrama in motion pictures
  • Melodrama
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adult
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Melodrama: : genre, style, sensibility, John Mercer and Martin Shingler, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780231503068
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11860270
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remote
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11860270
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MWT11860270
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Melodrama: : genre, style, sensibility, John Mercer and Martin Shingler, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231503068
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860270
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860270
System control number
MWT11860270
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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