Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood
CollectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
Kendra Marston interrogates representations of melancholic white femininity in contemporary Hollywood cinema, arguing that the ‘melancholic white woman’ serves as a vehicle through which to explore the excesses of late capitalism and a crisis of faith in the American dream.
KeywordsPerforming Arts; Film; Direction & Production
Publication date and place2018
ImprintEdinburgh University Press
Film production: technical & background skills