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The Making of the Pentecostal Melodrama

The Making of the Pentecostal Melodrama

Religion, Media and Gender in Kinshasa

by Katrien Pype
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/10/2014
  $52.18
How religion, gender, and urban sociality are expressed in and mediated via television drama in Kinshasa is the focus of this ethnographic study. Influenced by Nigerian films and intimately related to the emergence of a charismatic Christian scene, these teleserials integrate melodrama, conversion narratives, Christian songs, sermons, testimonies, and deliverance rituals to produce commentaries on what it means to be an inhabitant of Kinshasa.
ISBN:
9781782386810
9781782386810
Category:
Television
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-10-2014
Publisher:
Berghahn Books
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
348
Dimensions (mm):
229x152x19mm
Weight:
0.47kg

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