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The Resource American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli

American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli

Label
American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli
Title
American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lang, Robert
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
L36 1989
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Melodrama in motion pictures
  • Patriarchy in motion pictures
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Vidor, King
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Vidor, King
  • Minnelli, Vincente
Label
American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 233-237
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Melodrama and the "ways of the world" -- Tragedy, melodrama, and the "moral occult" -- Spectacle and narrative -- Address -- Genre -- D.W. Griffith. The Victorian heritage: Way Down East -- The loom of fate: The Mother and the Law -- "The tragic dead end of Victorian American culture": Broken Blossoms -- King Vidor. Melodrama and identity in mass society: The Crowd -- "I don't want to be like me ... but like the people in the movie!": Stella Dallas -- From the wrong side of the tracks: Ruby Gentry -- Vidor and the social discourse: Provisional conclusions -- Vincente Minnelli. What a woman really wants, or what she really means: Madame Bovary -- Coming home: Some Came Running -- To be a man: Home from the Hill -- Minnelli and melodrama: provisional conclusions -- Affects and ideals: an afterword
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 258 pages
Isbn
9780691006062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American film melodrama: Griffith, Vidor, Minnelli
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Filmography: pages 233-237
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Melodrama and the "ways of the world" -- Tragedy, melodrama, and the "moral occult" -- Spectacle and narrative -- Address -- Genre -- D.W. Griffith. The Victorian heritage: Way Down East -- The loom of fate: The Mother and the Law -- "The tragic dead end of Victorian American culture": Broken Blossoms -- King Vidor. Melodrama and identity in mass society: The Crowd -- "I don't want to be like me ... but like the people in the movie!": Stella Dallas -- From the wrong side of the tracks: Ruby Gentry -- Vidor and the social discourse: Provisional conclusions -- Vincente Minnelli. What a woman really wants, or what she really means: Madame Bovary -- Coming home: Some Came Running -- To be a man: Home from the Hill -- Minnelli and melodrama: provisional conclusions -- Affects and ideals: an afterword
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 258 pages
Isbn
9780691006062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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