Laughing North Koreans: The Culture of Comedy Films (Hardcover)

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Description


This study analyzes North Korean comedy films from the late 1960s to present day. It analyzes their role in the culture of the film industry, the subjectivity of the viewer, and the impact popular actors and comedians have had on North Korean society.

About the Author


Immanuel Kim is Korea Foundation and Kim-Renaud Associate Professor of Korean Literature and Culture Studies at The George Washington University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781793608291
ISBN-10: 1793608296
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: June 22nd, 2020
Pages: 168
Language: English