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Author Jung, Sun, 1972-
Title Korean masculinities and transcultural consumption : Yonsama, Rain, Oldboy, K-Pop idols / Sun Jung.
Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2011.

Author Jung, Sun, 1972-
Series TransAsia: screen cultures
TransAsia--screen cultures.
Subject Pae, Yong-jun, 1972-
Rain, 1982-
Masculinity in popular culture -- Korea (South)
Cross-cultural studies -- Korea (South)
Masculinity -- Korea.
Fans (Persons) -- Psychology.
Men in popular culture -- Korea.
Culture diffusion.
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects.
Intellectual life.
Popular culture and globalization.
Description 1 online resource (221 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-212) and index.
Contents Ch 1. Korean popular culture and transcultural consumption : globalized desires between "ours and others" -- ch 2. Bae Yong-Joon, soft masculinity, and Japanese fans : our past is in your present body -- ch 3. Rain, global masculinity, and Singaporean fans : fly anywhere, click anytime -- ch 4. Oldboy, postmodern masculinity, and western fandom on film review websites : time between dog and wolf -- ch 5. K-Pop idol boy bands and manufactured versatile masculinity : making Chogukjeok boys.
Summary Investigates transcultural consumption of three iconic figures, the middle aged Japanese female fandom of actor Bae Yong-Joon, the Western online cult fandom of the horror film Oldboy, and the Singaporean fandom of the popstar Rain.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 9789888053636 (electronic bk.)
9888053639 (electronic bk.)
9789888028665 (hbk.)
9789888028672 (pbk.)
9888028677 (pbk.)
OCLC # 743276066
Additional Format Print version: Jung, Sun, 1972- Korean masculinities and transcultural consumption. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2011 9789888028665 (DLC) 2011410223 (OCoLC)613433284

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