Melodrama

1st Edition

James L. Smith

Routledge
Published January 21, 2019
Reference - 102 Pages
ISBN 9781138283831 - CAT# Y316629
Series: The Critical Idiom Reissued

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Summary

First published in 1973, this book explores the genre of melodrama. After discussing the defining characteristics of melodrama, the book examines the dramatic structures of the two major and contrasting emotions presented in melodrama: triumph and defeat. It concludes with a reflection on the ways in which elements of melodrama have appeared in protest theatre.

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