Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop Idols (TransAsia: Screen Cultures)

Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption: Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop Idols (TransAsia: Screen Cultures)

By: Sun Jung (author)Hardback

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This book investigates the transcultural consumption of hybrid South Korean masculinities in contemporary South Korean popular culture. It focuses on the Japanese middle-aged female fandom of an actor-Bae Yong-Joon (a.k.a. Yonsama)-the middle class Singaporean female fandom of a pop-star Rain, and the Western online cult fandom of a film, Oldboy.

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About Author

Sun Jung is a research fellow in the School of Communication and the Arts at Victoria University, Australia.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2010
  • ISBN13: 9789888028665
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9789888028665
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 9888028669

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