This oddity of locution -- black people calling their magical practice hoodoo and white people calling it Voodoo, as if by doing so they could convince black folks that rootwork is a West African or Haitian religion -- is clearly noted in Zora Neale Hurston's important book on the subject, "Mules and Men," published in Hurston was an African American folklorist with a fine ear for dialect who also wrote a book on Haitian Voodoo "Tell My Horse"so she spoke with authority when she referred to her subject as "Hoodoo, or Voodoo, as it is pronounced by the whites. Now, it could be argued that Hurston was from Florida and that she preferred the word hoodoo to Voodoo, even though the latter was the more common term in New Orleans -- but such an idea can definitely be countered by referring to an interview that Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, an African American Creole native of New Orleans and a famous jazz musician in his own right gave to the folklorist and musicologist Alan Lomax of the Library of Congress in Morton, who was quite conscious of the recording of the interview and its historical importance, went out of his way to explain many local idioms and turns of speech to Lomax, who was a white man basically ignorant of such matters.
The Making of Musa 4. Joint Security Area, Yesterday and This book examines the ways in which South Korean cinema has undergone a transformation from an antiquated local industry in the s into a thriving international cinema in the 21st century.
It investigates the circumstances that allowed these two eras to emerge as creative watersheds, and demonstrates the forces behind Korea's positioning of itself as an important contributor to regional and global culture, and especially its interplay with Japan, Greater China, and the United States.
Beginning with an explanation of the understudied operations of the film industry during its s take-off, it then offers insight into the challenges that producers, directors, and policy makers faced in the s and s during the most volatile part of Park Chung-hee's authoritarian rule and the subsequent Chun Doo-hwan military government.
It moves on to explore the film industry's professionalization in the s and subsequent international expansion in the s. In doing so, it explores the nexus and tensions between film policy, producing, directing, genre, and the internationalization of Korean cinema over half a century.
By highlighting the recent transnational turn in national cinemas, this book underscores the impact of developments pioneered by Korean cinema on the transformation of 'Planet Hallyuwood'. It will be of particular interest to students and scholars of Korean Studies and Film Studies.
The Golden Age of the s 1. Hypergrowth of the Propaganda Factory and the Producing Paradox 2. At the Crossroads of Directing and Politics 3. Genre Intersections and the Literary Film 4. Feasting on Asian Alliances: Policy and Producing under Hollywood's Shadow in the s and s 6.
Robust Invalids in a New Visual Era: Directing in the s and s 7. Weapons of Mass Distraction: The Golden Age of the Post-censorship Era 8. Genre Transformations in Contemporary Korean Cinema Yet, as this timely new study reveals, the nation's film industry has long been a hub for transnational exchange, producing movies that put a unique spin on familiar genres, while influencing world cinema from Hollywood to Bollywood.
Movie Migrations is not only an introduction to one of the world's most vibrant national cinemas, but also a provocative call to reimagine the very concepts of "national cinemas" and "film genre.
In each chapter they track a different way that South Korean filmmakers have adapted material from foreign sources, resulting in everything from the Manchurian Western to The Host's reinvention of the Godzilla mythos. Spanning a wide range of genres, the book introduces readers to classics from the s and s Golden Age of South Korean cinema, while offering fresh perspectives on recent favorites like Oldboy and Thirst.
Perfect not only for fans of Korean film, but for anyone curious about media in an era of globalization, Movie Migrations will give readers a new appreciation for the creative act of cross-cultural adaptation. Cinephilia, Modernization, and Postcolonial Genre Flows 1. Toward a Strategic Korean Cinephilia: A Transnational Detournement of Hollywood Melodrama 2.
The Mamas and the Papas: The Nervous Laughter of Vanishing Fathers: Modernization Comedies of the s 4. Once Upon a Time in Manchuria: From Cinematic Seoul to Global Hollywood: Cosmopolitanism, Empire, and Transnational Genre Flows 5.
From Gojira to Goemul: A Thirst for Diversity: Studies on Korean visual culture have therefore often focused on this aspect, leaving North Korea sidelined and often considered in a negative light because of its political regime.
Korean Screen Cultures sets out to redress this imbalance with a broad selection of essays spanning both North and South as well as different methodological approaches, from ethnographic and audience studies to cultural materialist readings.
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This book is a vital addition to existing scholarship on Korean popular culture, offering a unique view by providing an imaginary unification of the two Koreas negotiated through local and transnational popular culture flows. It's a Roughneck World: Blood is Thicker than Water, or is It?Singer-Songwriter Leesa Richards is a storyteller, a soulful voice offering a soundtrack to the narratives of life.
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Naben Ruthnum’s book Curry, Eating, Reading and Race begins with his visit to Mauritius as a child, meeting his ailing grandmother and extended family, and curry. The following is a list of the books on Korean cinema which are available over the internet.
I have also included below a list of related titles that might be of interest to Korean film enthusiasts, as well as a short list of Korean-language titles. JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.
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