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Refiguring melodrama in film and television : captive affects, elastic sufferings, vicarious objects / Agustín Zarzosa.

Author/Creator:
Zarzosa, Agustín, 1970-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 173 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Melodrama in motion pictures.
Melodrama on television.
Contents:
Introduction: the outwitted critic
Modalities of melodrama
Affect, affection, affectation
Diagnosing suffering
Trafficking in sacred objects
Sacrifice and the animal melodrama
The excesses of the posthuman melodrama
The outside and the coincidence machine
Conclusion: tragedy and melodrama.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780739172537 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739172530 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780739172544 (electronic)
0739172549 (electronic)
OCLC:
811337412
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