The Melodramatic Imagination
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Description for The Melodramatic Imagination Paperback. This text argues that melodrama is a crucial mode of expression in modern literature. After studying stage melodrama as a dominant popular form in the 1800s, the author looks at Balzac and Henry James, to show how these "realist" novelists created fiction using rhetoric and excess of melodrama. Num Pages: 251 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ADF; AN; DSBF; DSBH; DSG; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 18. Weight in Grams: 362.
Yale University Press United States
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1KBB; 2ADF; AN; DSBF; DSBH; DSG
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