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Genre (2015) 48 (1): 73–98.
Published: 01 April 2015
... representation with the emotional and visceral force of more popular literary modes, it also participates in the nascent renegotiation of literary goals and methods that modernism would carry forward. Horrors at Home: From Sensation Scandal to Gothic Melodrama gretchen braun, furman university...
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Genre (2013) 46 (3): 419–442.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Margaret E. Johnson This article argues that the American series Queer as Folk (2000–2005) uses a combination of melodrama and realism to engage the viewer both emotionally and logically in the consideration of current issues significant to the gay community, in particular HIV/AIDS, gay parenting...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 343–370.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of these films’ tropes in new Hollywood melodramas where the American family was upheld as a key component of national strength and integrity in combating the threat of Communist infiltration. Following this ideology, women were urged to embrace normative gender roles as wives and mothers in a system...
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Genre (2013) 46 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2013
... . Strindberg's Letters . Edited and translated by Robinson Michael . 2 vols . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Stuart Roxana . 1992 . “The Eroticism of Evil: The Vampire in Nineteenth-Century Melodrama.” In Melodrama , edited by Redmond James , 223 – 44 . Themes in Drama 14...
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Genre (2016) 49 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of things.” Daniel Balderston and José Maristany include camp alongside melodrama in their description of Puig’s work in “The Lesbian and Gay Novel in Latin America” (2005). MANUEL PUIG AND THE QUEER MOVIE FAN 81 queer movie fandom. What we will see in his early texts...
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Genre (2010) 43 (1-2): 91–113.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a preference for the Gothic mode of detective fiction: “ . . . you either use the old melodrama scheme or you use the Sherlock Holmes super- detective . . . . but I guess I do like the melodrama best, the melodrama scheme gives more abundance . . . . ” (149). In using the word “abundance” Stein may...
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Genre (2006) 39 (4): 65–83.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... Philippine Commission . Reports of the Philippine Commission, the Civil Governors, and the Heads of the Executive Departments of the Civil Government of the Philippine Islands, 1900-1903 . Washington Printing Office , 1904 . Rafael Vicente . “ White Love: Census and Melodrama in the U.S...
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Genre (2001) 34 (1-2): 33–62.
Published: 01 March 2001
... "unembellished" personal anec- dote, the narration gives way to melodrama more characteristic of domestic fic- tion or seduction novels, complete with pathetic hyperbole, exclamation points, and apostrophe.12 And then just as abruptly, the narrative falls back into conven- tional "realistic" historical...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 199–224.
Published: 01 June 2000
.... The generation gap and family melodrama, crucial factors in The Entertain- er, recur—with a vengeance—in Orton's absurdist deconstruction of British society and its icons. As the play begins, Dr. Prentice, the administrator of a pri- vate psychiatric hospital, is, ostensibly, in the process of interviewing...
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Genre (2017) 50 (2): 153–179.
Published: 01 July 2017
... Change . Seattle : University of Washington Press . ———. 2011 . “Unnecessary Officers: Realism, Melodrama, and Scandinavian Crime Fiction in Transition.” In Scandinavian Crime Fiction , edited by Nestingen Andrew Arvas Paula , 171 – 83 . Cardiff : University of Wales Press...
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Genre (2014) 47 (2): 111–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and Dunlap . Keire Mara L. 2001 . “The Vice Trust: A Reinterpretation of the White Slavery Scare in the United States, 1907–1917.” Journal of Social History 35 ( 1 ): 5 – 41 . Klein Amanda Ann . 2010 . “ ‘The Dickensian Aspect’: Melodrama, Viewer Engagement, and the Socially...
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Genre (2006) 39 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2006
... of Jews at the end of the nineteenth century, see Shearer West, "The Construction of Racial Type: Caricature, Ethnography, and Jewish Physiognomy in Fin-De- Siecle Melodrama," Nineteenth Century Theatre 21.1 (Summer 1993): 5-40. 8 GENRE playmate for the equally immature...
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Genre (2008) 41 (1-2): 39–74.
Published: 01 March 2008
... and the other in The Works of Horatio Walpole, 1798); four editions of Rousseau's Confessions, two of La Nouvelle Heloi'se, and a thirty-seven vol- ume Oeuvres completes. In addition to these volumes, Soane bound and shelved several of his son George's novels and melodramas. While Soane's familiarity...
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Genre (2000) 33 (2): 151–169.
Published: 01 June 2000
... political issues, so, too, does St. Clare's, but her tale plays itself out in another key. Though St. Clare's desire for Glenarvon disrupts familial peace, her story veers away from the travails of domestic melodrama, for she is not destroyed by her lover's desertion. Unlike Glenarvon's other...
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Genre (2016) 49 (3): 255–272.
Published: 01 December 2016
... as “an addiction, like tobacco or alcohol,” detective fiction “must conform to certain formulas” that “have nothing to do with works of art.” Stein (1974, 147, 149), a particular admirer of Edgar Wallace, argued that the genre was “soothing” because of its use of “the old melodrama machinery.” For these self...
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Genre (2002) 35 (1): 143–165.
Published: 01 March 2002
... of gothic romance—unable to distinguish between fiction and reality, and so predisposed to construct her own life as melodrama. To adopt the phrase of Radcliffe's villain Montoni, Bell behaves "like a heroine," attempting "to relive the plot of a novel" (HS 308).31 The Wings of the Dove, which...
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Genre (2017) 50 (3): 371–395.
Published: 01 December 2017
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Genre (2002) 35 (2): 331–353.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of wartime propaganda films and of Hollywood melodramas such as Casablanca and Notorious. (This point seems particularly true of Miiller and other former Nazis in A German Requiem). Yet the context in which such representations originally occurred and the late century context of Kerr's novels...
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Genre (2005) 38 (3): 257–280.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Genre (2005) 38 (4): 389–412.
Published: 01 December 2005
... in the United States. This has as much to do with the subtitle barrier as with cultural differences specific to Bollywood, many of which have become all but anachronisms in today's Hollywood: unabashed privileging of melodrama, frequent non-narrative song-and-dance sequences, and length of running time...