Eclipsed Cinema: The Film Culture of Colonial Korea (Hardback)Dong Hoon Kim (author)
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 31/03/2017
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In this pioneering investigation into the seldom-studied film culture of colonial Korea (1910-1945), Dong Hoon Kim brings new perspectives to the associations between colonialism, modernity, film historiography, and national cinema. In its attempt to reconstruct lost intricacies of colonial film history, Eclipsed Cinema explores the under-investigated aspects of colonial film culture such as the representational politics of colonial cinema, the film unit of the colonial government, the social reception of Hollywood cinema in relation to emerging Korean nationalism, Japanese settlers'film culture, and gendered film spectatorship. By filling a significant void in Asian film history, Eclipsed Cinema greatly expands the critical and historical scopes of early cinema, Korean and Japanese film histories, modern Asian culture, and colonial and postcolonial studies.
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 605 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 23 mm
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