Lexicon of Global Melodrama

This new go-to reference book for global melodrama assembles contributions by experts from a wide range of disciplines, including cultural studies, film and media studies, gender and queer studies, political science, and postcolonial studies. The melodramas covered in this volume range from early 20th-century silent movies to contemporary films, from independent `arthouse' productions to Hollywood blockbusters. The comprehensive overview of global melodramatic film in the Lexicon constitutes a valuable resource for scholars and practitioners of film, teachers, film critics and anyone who is interested in the past and present of melodramatic film on a global scale. The Lexicon of Global Melodrama includes essays on All That Heaven Allows, Bombay, Casablanca, Die Büchse der Pandora, In the Mood for Love, Nosotros los Pobres, Terra Sonambula, and Tokyo Story.

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27 February 2022, ca. 300 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-5973-3

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Book title
Lexicon of Global Melodrama
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
ca. 300
Features
kart., Klebebindung, 100 Farbabbildungen
ISBN
978-3-8376-5973-3
Commodity Group
1744
BIC-Code
JFD APFA JFC
BISAC-Code
SOC052000 PER004030 SOC022000
THEMA-Code
JBCT ATF JBCC
Release date
27 February 2022
Edition
1
Topics
Kultur, Geschlecht, Medien, Film
Readership
Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies as well as a broader public
Keywords/Tags
Film, Culture, Media, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Media Studies

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