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Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
.... In the past fifteen years, significantly different strategies for un- The Family Melodrama: 3 seating one paradigm and replacing it with another have been de• ployed within film studies. While gay and lesbian criticism from the late 1980s has been...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
... in terms of "a system of nar• rative logic based on causal relations between story events." I While acknowledging the influence of Hollywood's "nonclassical" sources such as romantic music and melodrama. Bordwell and Thompson argue that these are subordinated to the needs of narrative...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380757-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8075-7
... White Love Census and Melodrama in the 1 U.S. Colonization of the Philippines Arriving in Manila in March 1899, Dean C. Worcester, pro- fessor of zoology at the University of Michigan and member of the Schurman Commission appointed by President...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386827-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8682-7
... HENRY JENKINS III ‘‘Never Trust a Snake WWF Wrestling as Masculine Melodrama See, your problem is that you’re looking at this as a wrestling battle—two guys getting into the ring together to see who’s the better athlete. But it goes so much deeper than that. Yes, wrestling’s...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385462-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8546-2
...ana m. lo´ pez Tearsand Desire: Women and Melodrama in the‘‘Old’’ Mexican Cinema Ana Lo´pez is a Cuban American. A film critic, she is also a professor at Tulane Univer- sity in New Orleans. Her main titles include Mediating Two Worlds: Cinematic Encounters in the Americas (1993, edited...
Published: 29 April 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392217-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9221-7
...Chapter Five Ghatak, Melodrama, and the Restitution of Experience Ritwik Ghatak, the maverick Bengali film director, remains the most celebrated cinematic auteur of Partition narratives. Although the reference of his films is...
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
...Nichole T. Rustin ‘‘BLOW, MAN, BLOW REPRESENTING GENDER, WHITE PRIMITIVES, AND JAZZ MELODRAMA THROUGH A YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN ow does race make a man and how does a man become an artist? The basic characteristics of an ideal...
Published: 30 April 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392866-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9286-6
... Matthew B. Karush POPULISM, MELODRAMA, AND THE MARKET The Mass Cultural Origins of Peronism Our doctrine is simpler. I can now explain it with an example given to me by five boys in Paraná. Our doctrine embraces that first great humanitarian principle. They were in the port...
Published: 29 March 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392637-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9263-7
... four . . . No Future Tomboy Melodrama In lived lesbian cultures in mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong today, the secondary gender of “tomboy”—designating a same-sex...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398578-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9857-8
... Melodrama, Sex, and Nation in Latin America's Fin de Siglo FRANCINE MASIELLO Gossip and public opinion come to playa distinguished role in Latin American narrative of the last fin de siglo. The gossip colum• nist, the reporter, and the intrusive neighbor take a central...
Published: 06 November 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382690-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8269-0
...5 Serial Form, Melodrama, and Reaganite Ideology in Eighties TV When quality TV looks to its roots in serial form, it tends to invoke the serial tradition of the British "classic serial" imports popular on PBS, such as...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
...Part II POPULAR CULTURE • CHAPTER 3 ELIOT BORENSTEIN PUBLIC OFFERINGS: MMM AND THE MARKETING OF MELODRAMA Throughout the Russian Federation in the summer of 1994, people of all ages and backgrounds, from cynical schoolboys to bitter babushki, could be heard...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397618-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9761-8
...CHAPTER FIVE The FORce of MeLooRama Le melodrame, au premier chef, est considere comme "persona non grata" de l'histoire litteraire. Honni de tous, drame de la demesure, il est devenu synonyme de mauvais gout. - Jean-Marie Thomasseau, Le Melodrame Melodrama has been...
Published: 14 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395331-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9533-1
... 3 REPACKAGING POPULAR MELODRAMA elodrama, more than any other cultural mode, Mshaped the form and content of Argentine mass culture in the 1920s and 1930s. Producers working in the new media repackaged local traditions in order to offer consumers the Argentine authenticity they...
Published: 04 January 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9387-0
... hpart iii  daddy ’s home Family Melodrama and the Fictions of State the fighting irish  h Ethnic Whiteness 5 and Million Dollar Baby Protect yourself at all times. frankie dunn, in Million Dollar Baby Everyone’s life is a long...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393870-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9387-0
...hPart I  9 -11/2 4-7 Affective Time and the War on Terror jack bauer’s extraordinary rendition  h Neoliberal Melodrama and 1 the Ethics of Torture The important thing here to understand is that the people that are at...
Published: 04 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393870-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9387-0
... romancing the nation  h Family Melodrama and the Sentimental Logics 6 of Neoliberalism Films aren’t first responders: we’re not like a news programme, so if ten kids get killed by a car bomb in Iraq it’s two and a half years...
Published: 07 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389828-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8982-8
Published: 13 August 2014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7644-6
Published: 13 August 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376446-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7644-6