Korean Horror Cinema.
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Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.|
1 online resource (257 pages)|
Horror films -- Asia -- Cross-cultural studies. |
Horror films -- Asia -- History and criticism.
Horror films -- Korea -- Criticism and interpretation.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Table of Contents:
- Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Contributors; Introduction; PART I Classic Korean Horror; 1 Family, death and the wonhon in four films of the 1960s; 2 Creepy liver-eating fox ladies: The Thousand Year Old Fox and Korea's Gumiho; 3 War-horror and anti-Communism: from Piagol to Rainy Days; 4 Mother's Grudge and Woman's Wail: the monster-mother and Korean horror film; PART II Contemporary 'Domestic' Horror; 5 Heritage of horrors: reclaiming the female ghost in Shadows in the Palace; 6 Acacia and adoption anxiety in Korean horror cinema
- 7 Apartment horror: Sorum and Possessed8 The face(s) of Korean horror film: toward a cinematic physiognomy of affective extremes; 9 Death Bell and high-school horror; PART III Contemporary 'International' Horror; 10 Between the local and the global: 'Asian Horror' in Ahn Byung-ki's Phone and Bunshinsaba; 11 Diary of a lost girl: Victoriana, intertextuality and A Tale of Two Sisters; 12 From A Tale of Two Sisters to The Uninvited: a tale of two texts; 13 Oldboy goes to Bollywood: Zinda and the transnational appropriation of South Korean 'extreme' cinema
- 14 Park Chan-wook's Thirst: body, guilt and exsanguinationGlossary; Bibliography; Index