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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 117–122.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Elana Levine NOTES 1. Laura Mulvey, “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema,” Screen 16, no. 3 (1975): 6–18. 2. This framing is indebted to Annette Kuhn, “Women's Genres: Melodrama, Soap Opera and Theory,” Screen 25, no. 1 (1984): 18–28. 3. Thomas Elsaesser, “Tales of Sound and...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (1): 5–24.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Meredith Slifkin This article places existing discourses on Egyptian cinema, revolution, and global feminism in conversation with theories of film melodrama. The text examines the tradition of Egyptian melodrama as a site for analogizing women's liberation with national modernization in the wake of...
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Feminist Media Histories (2015) 1 (4): 31–45.
Published: 01 October 2015
... librettist during the first Peronist era (1946–55), was best known for penning erotically charged melodramas aimed at mostly female audiences. In this drama, Cascallar makes particular use of sound and voice as dramatic devices and as a means to produce dramas that articulate women's desires—sexual desire...