Beyond Genre: Melodrama, Comedy and Romance in Hollywood Films (Paperback)Deborah Thomas
Paperback Published: 18/12/2000
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In this contribution to genre studies, Deborah Thomas suggests that there are broad, over-arching melodramatic and comedic modes - and romantic inflections of each - that shape our expectations when we watch a film and are fundamental to an understanding of mainstream American cinema.
Publisher: Cameron & Hollis