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Victorian melodrama in the twenty-first century : Jane Eyre, Twilight, and the mode of excess in popular girl culture / Katie Kapurch.

Author:
Kapurch, Katie, 1983- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Palgrave MacMillan, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xviii, 239 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Melodrama, power, and girl culture -- Powerless protagonists: melodramatic heroines of Victorian and postfeminist girlhood -- Spatial invasions and melodrama's narrative structure: innocence, villainy, and vigilance in girlhood -- Musical gestures: melodramatic lullabies of anxious desire -- Secrets revealed, feelings moralized: girls' confessional intimacy and emotional agency -- Melodrama's gothic remnants: nightmares and vampire-girl doubles -- Suffering, separation, and crying: melodrama, tears, and girls' emotional empowerment -- Melodrama's happily-ever-after? girls, rereading, and resistance -- Epilogue: In the post-Twilight afterglow -- Appendix: Methodology: girls' online fandom.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other title(s):
Victorian melodrama in the 21st century
ISBN:
  • 9781137590602 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • 1137590602 ((hardcover ; : alk. paper))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2015039267
OCLC:
931226667
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