Criticism provides a forum for current scholarship on literature, media, music and visual culture. A place for rigorous theoretical and critical debate as well as formal and methodological self-reflexivity and experimentation, Criticism aims to present contemporary thought at its most vital.
Criticism Volume 55, Number 4 (Fall 2013)
Table of Contents
At the Intersections of Mode, Genre, and Media: A Dossier of Essays on Melodrama
Fidelio: Melodramas of Agency and Identity
The Barbara Stanwyck Show: Melodrama, Kitsch, and the Media Archive
Melodramatic Reenactment and the Ghosts of Grizzly Man
Charlotte Salomon's Life? Or Theater? A Melodrama?
The Persistence of Unreason: Michel Foucault's Mad Melodrama
The Mute's Voice: The Dramatic Transformations of the Mute and Deaf-Mute in Early-Nineteenth-Century France
Guy Maddin's The NIght Mayor, Imaginary Media, and Contemporary Melodrama
Medium Envy: A Response to Marcie Frank's "At the Intersections of Mode, Genre, and Media: A Dossier of Essays on Melodrama"