Suggested Reading
Secondary Sources for the Study of Russian Melodrama
Arvin, Neil Cole. Eugène Scribe and the French Theatre 1815–1860. Cambridge,
Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1924.
Booth, Michael R. ‘‘The Drunkard’s Progress: Nineteenth-Century Temper-
ance Drama.’’ Dalhousie Review 44, no. 2 (summer 1964): 205–12.
. English Melodrama. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1965.
, ed. Hiss the Villain: Six English and American Melodramas. New
York: Benjamin Blom, 1964.
Bratton, Jacky, Jim Cook, and Christine Gledhill, eds. Melodrama: Stage,
Picture, Screen. London: British Film Institute, 1994.
Brooks, Peter. The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melo-
drama, and the Mode of Excess. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1976.
Bronfen, Elisabeth. Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic.
New York: Routledge, 1992.
Carlson, Marvin. Theories of the Theatre: A Historical and Critical Survey from
the Greeks to the Present. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1984.
Cavell, Stanley. Contesting Tears. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.
Chester, Pamela, and Sibelan Forrester, eds. Engendering Slavic Literature.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.
Corrigan, Robert W., ed. Tragedy: Vision and Form, 2nd ed. New York:
Harper and Row, 1981.
Davies, Robertson. The Mirror of Nature: The Alexander Lectures, 1982.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1983.
Disher, M. W. Blood and Thunder: Mid-Victorian Melodrama and Its Origins.
London: Muller, 1945.
. Melodrama: Plots That Thrilled. New York: Macmillan, 1954.
Doane, Mary Ann. ‘‘Melodrama, Temporality, Recognition: American and
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