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Title The Korean popular culture reader / Kyung Hyun Kim and Youngmin Choe, editors
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 450 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Introduction: Indexing Korean popular culture / by Kyung Hyun Kim -- The world in a love letter / by Boduerae Kwon -- Fisticuffs, high kicks, and colonial histories : the ambivalence of modern Korean identity in narrative comics / by Kyu Hyun Kim -- It all started with a bang : the role of PC bangs in South Korea's cybercultures / by Inkyu Kang -- As seen on the internet : the recap as translation in English-language K-drama fandoms / by Regina Yung Lee -- Regimes within regimes : film and fashion cultures in the Korean 1950s / by Steven Chung -- The quasi patriarch: Kim Sŭng-ho and South Korean postwar movies / by Kelly Jeong -- The partisan, the worker, and the hidden hero : popular icons in North Korean film / by Travis Workman -- Face value : the star as genre in Bong Joon-ho's Mother / by Michelle Cho -- Bend it like a man of Chosun : sports nationalism and colonial modernity of 1936 / by Jung Hwan Cheon -- "She became our strength" : female athletes and (trans)national desires / by Rachael Miyung Joo -- Young musical love of the 1930s / by Min-Jung Son -- Birth, death, and resurrection of group sound rock / by Pil Ho Kim and Hyunjoon Shin -- The popularity of individualism : the Seo Taiji phenomenon in the 1990s / by Roald Maliangkay -- Girls' generation? : gender, (dis)empowerment, and K-pop / by Stephen Epstein (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) with James Turnbull (Dongseo) -- South Korean advertising as popular culture / by Olga Fedorenko -- The global Hansik campaign and commodification of Korean cuisine / by Katarzyna J. Cwiertka -- Back Seung Woo's blow up (2005-2007) : touristic fantasy, photographic desire, and catastrophic North Korea / by Sohl Lee
Summary This collection provides a timely and essential foundation for studying Korean popular culture (""K-pop"") by looking at its global popularity, relation to the contemporary cultural landscape, and historical roots
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Popular culture -- Korea (South) -- History -- 20th century
Corée -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Film -- Korea.
Fotografering -- Korea.
Manners and customs.
Massmedia -- Korea.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Popular culture.
Populärkultur -- Korea.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Sport -- Korea.
Korea (South) -- Civilization -- 20th century
Korea (South) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Korea (South)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Choe, Youngmin, editor.
Kim, Kyung Hyun, 1969- editor.
LC no. 2013029329
ISBN 082237756X