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Time and Desire in the Woman's Film

Tania Modleski
Cinema Journal
Vol. 23, No. 3 (Spring, 1984), pp. 19-30
DOI: 10.2307/1225094
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1225094
Page Count: 12
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Time and Desire in the Woman's Film
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Abstract

This article reviews the scholarship on melodrama, which has been linked to "muteness" and to "conversion hysteria," and, using "Letter from an Unknown Woman" as its chief example, speculates on the reasons for the genre's special appeal to women.

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