Imitations of life: two centuries of melodrama in Russia
Includes bibliographical references (p. -323) and index. The misanthrope, the orphan, and the magpie: imported melodrama in the twilight of serfdom / Richard Stites -- Melodramatizing Russia: nineteenth-century views from the West / Julie A. Buckler -- The importance of being unhappy, or, why she died / Beth Holmgren -- Melodrama as counterliterature? Count Amori's response to three scandalous novels / Otto Boele -- Home was never where the heart was: domestic dystopias in Russia's silent movie melodramas / Louise McReynolds -- Alcohol is our enemy!: Soviet temperance melodramas of the 1920's / Julie A. Cassiday -- Melodrama and the myth of the Soviet Union / Lars T. Lih -- Soviet family melodrama of the 1940s and 1950s: from Wait for me to The cranes are flying / Alexander Prokhorov -- Conventional melodrama, innovative theater, and a melodramatic society: Pavel Kohout's Such a love at the Moscow University student theater / Susan Costanzo -- Between public and private: revolution and melodrama in Nikita Mikhalkov's Slave of love / Joan Neuberger -- Playing dead: the operatics of celebrity funerals, or, the ultimate silent part / Helena Goscilo.
- LCC: PG3089
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: x, 338 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Edition Info: (cloth : alk. paper)
- Melodrama, Russian -- History and criticism
- Russian drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism
- Russian drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
- Theater -- Russia -- History
- Popular culture -- Russia
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