Soap Opera and the Melodramatic Imagination
Copyright Year 1982
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Dallas, one of the great internationally-screened soap operas, offers us first and foremost entertainment. But what is it about Dallas that makes that entertainment so successful, and how exactly is its entertainment constructed?
Table of Contents
Introduction; Chapter 1 DALLAS between reality and fiction; Chapter 2 DALLAS and the melodramatic imagination; Chapter 3 DALLAS and the ideology of mass culture; Chapter 4 DALLAS and feminism;
Ien Ang, Della Couling