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date: 20 June 2024

structure of feeling 

Source:
A Dictionary of Critical Theory
Author(s):

Ian Buchanan

Raymond *Williams coined this phrase in Preface to Film (1954) to discuss the relationship between dramatic conventions and written texts. What concerned Williams was the social acceptability of particular conventions—think of the theme of mistaken identity which is rife in Shakespeare's plays which without the benefit of special effects relies on convention for its plausibility. In later works, particularly ... ...

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