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<span class="smallCaps">Melodrama</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199764358
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199764365

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Melodrama, a form of drama that peaked in the United States in the nineteenth century, typically emphasizes plot, action, and

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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