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The world of melodrama.

University Park, Pennsylvania State University Press, 1967.
ISBN 0271731133, 9780271731131

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Subjects Englisch.
Melodrama -- History and criticism.
Mélodrame -- Histoire et critique.
Description xviii, 334 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-325).
Contents A melodramatic apprenticeship -- The villain enters -- The "Boulevard du crime" -- Pantomime into melodrama ; Cœlina, child of mystery -- The art of Pixerécourt ; The plays of Pixerécourt: domestic and historic melodrama -- Pixerécourt's contemporaries: propaganda, horse, and courtroom drama -- Harbingers of romantic drama: the morals of melodrama -- The impact of romantic drama -- The cape-and-sword hero -- Low life and high: the melodrama of the city -- Adolphe Dennery and the last days of French classical melodrama -- The English background -- Patent house melodrama -- The opera and music in melodrama -- The rise of the minors -- Highwaymen and housebreakers -- The British Tar as a proletarian hero -- English domestic and Adelphi drama -- The manufacture of melodrama and theatre economics -- Boucicault and the stage Irishman -- The fine art of plagiarism -- Girls who took the wrong turn -- The villain and melodramatic acting -- The twilight of the gallery gods -- American primitives -- The wild west -- The delirium tremens drama -- Uncle Tom's cabin -- Virtue in the country, crime in the town -- Melodrama comes of age: Belasco and Gillette -- "Ten, Twent', Thirt'" -- The murder mystery and psychological melodrama -- Melodrama went thataway.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)310238
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WorldCat Identities Rahill, Frank.
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