A JOURNEY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC: THE HISTORY OF MELODRAMA IN WESTERN LANDSCAPE

@inproceedings{Basuki2004AJA,
  title={A JOURNEY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC: THE HISTORY OF MELODRAMA IN WESTERN LANDSCAPE},
  author={R. Basuki},
  year={2004}
}
  • R. Basuki
  • Published 2004
  • Art
  • Melodrama has long been considered as a genre with no artistic value by theatre/drama historians. It is there to cater the tastes of the lower class or the popular society; thus, it is not a genre worthy of literary scholars. Through New Historicism lens, however, such a consideration is given by people with elitist point of view. As it is discussed in the following paper, melodrama has a lot to offer. It has been a genre with a lot of values attached to it since it's "birth" in France, its… CONTINUE READING
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