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Author Kim, Kyung Hyun, 1969-

Title Virtual hallyu : Korean cinema of the global era / Kyung Hyun Kim
Published Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction : hallyu's virtuality -- Virtual landscapes : Sopyonje, the power of Kangwon province, and the host -- Viral colony: spring of Korean peninsula and epitaph -- Virtual dictatorship : the president's barber and the president's last bang -- Mea culpa : reading the North Korean as an ethnic other -- Hong Sang-Soo's death, eroticism, and virtual nationalism -- Virtual trauma : Lee Chang-Dong's oasis and secret sunshine -- Park Chan-Wook's "unknowable" oldboy -- The end of history, the beginning of historical films : Korea's new sagÅ­k
Summary A textual account of the hallyu (Korean wave) films popular internationally, especially in Asia, from the late 1990s until 2007-08
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cultural industries -- Korea -- History -- 21st century
Motion pictures -- Korea -- History -- 21st century
Popular culture -- Korea -- History -- 21st century
ART -- Film & Video.
Cultural industries.
Motion pictures.
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Popular culture.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011021955
ISBN 082239460X