Korean Horror Cinema

Korean Horror Cinema

eBook - 2013
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As the first detailed English-language book on the subject, Korean Horror Cinema introduces the cultural specificity of the genre to an international audience, from the iconic monsters of gothic horror, such as the wonhon (vengeful female ghost) and the gumiho (shapeshifting fox), to the avenging killers of Oldboy and Death Bell . Beginning in the 1960s with The Housemaid, it traces a path through the history of Korean horror, offering new interpretations of classic films, demarcating the shifting patterns of production and consumption across the decades, and introducing readers to films rare.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9781299483781
129948378X
9780748677658
0748677658
0748643109
9780748643103
0748643095
9780748643097
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 240 pages)

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