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Stewart, Michael

Melodrama in Contemporary Film and Television

Stewart, Michael - Melodrama in Contemporary Film and Television, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Film and TV Melodrama: An Overview

1. Introduction: Film and TV Melodrama: An Overview
Michael Stewart

Part I. Television Melodrama

2. Melodrama and the Classic Television Serial
Richard Butt

3. Nature, Culture, Space: The Melodramatic Topographies of Lark Rise to Candleford

Douglas McNaughton

4. ‘We Are Like That Only’: Prime Time Family Melodramas on Indian Television
Shoma Munshi

5. On the ‘Scalpel’s Edge’: Gory Excess, Melodrama and Irony in Nip/Tuck

Alexia Smit

6. ‘Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik’: Unearthing Gay Male Anxieties in Queer Gothic Soaps Dante’s Cove (2005–2007) and The Lair (2007–2009)
Darren Elliott-Smith

7. Don’t Stop Believing: Textual Excess and Discourses of Satisfaction in the Finale of The Sopranos

Martin Zeller-Jacques

Part II. Film Melodrama

8. Melodrama as History and Nostalgia: Reading Hong Kong Director Yonfan’s Prince of Tears
Kenneth Chan

9. Vincere: A ‘Strikingly Effective’ Contemporary Film Melodrama
Anne Gailly

10. Vienna to Beijing: Xu Jinglei’s Letter from an Unknown Woman (China, 2004) and the Symbolic Simulation of Europe
Sarah Artt

11. Deconstructing Melodramatic Destiny: Late Marriage (2001) and Two Lovers (2008)
Robert Lang

12. Anticipating Home: The Edge of Heaven as Melodrama
Michael Stewart

13. Framing a Hybrid Tradition: Realism and Melodrama in About Elly

Taraneh Dadar

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film and Television Studies, American Cinema, Film History, Genre, Media Studies

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
262 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137319852
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-45750-2

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