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.
Language English ● Format PDF ● Pages 300 ● ISBN 9783839459737 ● Editor Heike Paul & Sarah Marak ● Publisher transcript Verlag ● City Bielefeld ● Country DE ● Published 2022 ● Edition 1 ● Downloadable 24 months ● Currency EUR ● ID 7825155 ● Copy protection Social DRM