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The Melodrama of Mobility: Women, Talk and Class in Contemporary South Korea

The Melodrama of Mobility: Women, Talk and Class in Contemporary South Korea (Paperback)

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Through the lives and narratives of eight women, The Melodrama of Mobility chronicles South Korea's experience of dizzyingly rapid development. Nancy Abelmann captures the mood, feeling, and language of a generation and an era while providing a rare window on the personal and social struggles of South Korean modernity. Drawing also from television soap operas and films, she argues that a melodramatic sensibility speaks to South Korea's transformation because it preserves the tension and ambivalence of daily life in unsettled times.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press Publication Date: 01/01/2003 ISBN-13: 9780824827496  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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