Korean Horror Cinema.

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Author / Creator:Peirse, Alison.
Imprint:Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (257 pages)
Subject:Horror films -- Asia -- Cross-cultural studies.
Horror films -- Asia -- History and criticism.
Horror films -- Korea -- Criticism and interpretation.
Horror films.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10022071
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Other authors / contributors:Martin, Daniel.
ISBN:9780748677658 112 (NL)
Notes:Description based upon print version of record.
Other form:Print version: Peirse, Alison Korean Horror Cinema Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press,c2013 9780748643103
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