October 2015

Global Melodrama: Nation, Body, and History in Contemporary Film by Carla Marcantonio

Global Melodrama is the first booklength work to investigate melodrama in a specifically

twenty-first century setting across regional and national boundaries, analyzing film texts from a variety of national contexts in the wake of globalization.

About the author: Carla Marcantonio is an Associate Professor at Loyola Marymount University, USA.  Her articles and essays have been published in such journals as Social Text, Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory and Cineaste, as well as multiple edited books. She received her PhD in Cinema Studies from New York University and her MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder


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