Refiguring melodrama in film and television captive affects, elastic sufferings, vicarious objects /

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Main Author: Zarzosa, Agustín, 1970-
Corporate Author: ebrary, Inc.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
Online Access:Online version : Lake Forest College full text. Accessible anywhere on Lake Forest College campus or with a College login.
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Table of 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.