First published in 1973, this book explores the genre of melodrama. After discussing the defining characteristics of melodrama, the book examines the dramatic structures of the two major and contrasting emotions presented in melodrama: triumph and defeat. It concludes with a reflection on the ways in which elements of melodrama have appeared in protest theatre.
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Book Description Methuen young books, 1973. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0416793401