The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

Author: Kyung Hyun Kim

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822332671

Category: History

Page: 331

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DIVArgues that although the last two decades of Korean history were a period of progress in political democratization, the country refused to part from a "masculine point of view" which is also mirrored in Korean cinema./div
The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: Kyung Hyun Kim
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-08 - Publisher: Duke University Press

DIVArgues that although the last two decades of Korean history were a period of progress in political democratization, the country refused to part from a "masculine point of view" which is also mirrored in Korean cinema./div
The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Kyung Hyun Kim
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-02-16 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In one of the first English-language studies of Korean cinema to date, Kyung Hyun Kim shows how the New Korean Cinema of the past quarter century has used the trope of masculinity to mirror the profound sociopolitical changes in the country. Since 1980, South Korea has transformed from an insular,
Hegemonic Mimicry
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Kyung Hyun Kim
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-22 - Publisher: Duke University Press

In Hegemonic Mimicry, Kyung Hyun Kim considers the recent global success of Korean popular culture—the Korean wave of pop music, cinema, and television, which is also known as hallyu—from a transnational and transcultural perspective. Using the concept of mimicry to think through hallyu's adaptation of American sensibilities and genres, he
Virtual Hallyu
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Kyung Hyun Kim
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-10 - Publisher: Duke University Press Books

“[T]his fine book . . . . enlarges our vision of one of the great national cinematic flowerings of the last decade.”—Martin Scorsese, from the foreword In the late 1990s, South Korean film and other cultural products, broadly known as hallyu (Korean wave), gained unprecedented international popularity. Korean films earned
Horror to the Extreme
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Jinhee Choi, Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-01 - Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighboring Asian cultures. Individual essays highlight common themes including technology, digital media, adolescent audience sensibilities, transnational co-productions, pan-Asian marketing techniques, and variations on good vs. evil evident in many