Docudrama Performs the Past

Docudrama Performs the Past

Arenas of Argument in Films Based on True Stories

eBook - 2011
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Docudramas, films and movies-of-the-week based on true stories, offer their audiences performance as persuasion. As docudramas re-create actual people and events these works perform their material. The premises of docudrama's persuasive arguments operate Otherin the basic settings that stage performances of noteworthy events, the events of war, and the lives of noteworthy individuals. In performing the past, docudramas offer us a performance of memory. Through docudramatic performance th ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011
ISBN: 9781443827874
Characteristics: 1 online resource (190 pages)


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