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positions (1997) 5 (2): 325–355.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Helen Heran Jun Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Contingent Nationalisms: Renegotiating Borders in Korean and Korean American Women’s Oppositional Struggles Helen Heran Jun The emergence of a Korean American nationalist discourse has been...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 357–389.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Min-Jung Kim Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Moments of Danger in the (Dis)continuous Relation of Korean Nationalism and Korean American Nationalism Min-Jung Kim During the Japanese annexation of Korea (1910- 1945), many Korean...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 667–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Kyeyoung Park Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 ”I Am Floating in the Air”: Creation of a Korean Transnational Space among Korean-Latino American Remigrants Kyeyoung Park On 9 April 1995 I was watching the Korean-language TV program...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jodi Kim Through an analysis of two recent films, Deann Borshay Liem's In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee (2010) and Jane Jin Kaisen's The Woman, the Orphan, and the Tiger (2010), this essay argues that Korean transnational adoption is constituted by militarized and gendered diasporas that mark...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 377–407.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Carolyn Areum Choi Abstract The pursuit of overseas English language education by South Korean youth has resulted in a hierarchy of educational destinations, with migrants studying English in the Global North attaining higher cultural capital compared to those learning English in the Global South...
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 1 A sign carried by anti-LGBT protesters at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The sign clearly illustrates the central concern and point of contention for anti-LGBT protesters, namely, that all gay men have AIDS because they have sex. Photo by Timothy Gitzen. Figure 1 A sign More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figure 2 A sign held by an anti-LGBT protester at the 2015 Korean Queer Culture Festival. The wording roughly translates to “AIDS treatment financed with 100 percent tax money is destroying the national medical finances. Teens from our next generation are dying because of homosexuality More
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 369–399.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Kyung Hyun Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Male Crisis in New Korean Cinema: Reading the Early Films of Park Kwang-su Kyung Hyun Kim Park Kwang-su’s film Chilsu and Mansu [Ch’il-su wa Man-su] (1988) depicts the lives oftwo working-class...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... North Korean leaders have issued numerous fashion statements with the intention to promote fashion as a national project meant to groom ideal corporeality. While many other socialist regimes have glorified masculine clothing as a preferred means to represent revolutionized women, North Korean fashion...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 553–580.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Paik Nak-chung Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 553 Document The Idea of a Korean National literature Then and Now Paik Nak-chung Paik Nak-chung is one...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 450–485.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Henry H. Em Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 "Overcoming" Korea's Division: Narrative Strategies in Recent South Korean Historiography Henry H. Em Since the division of Korea in 1945 and the establishment of separate states in 1948...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 725–754.
Published: 01 August 2013
... 2013 Critical Mediations: Haewo˘n Chinhon Kut, a Shamanic Ritual for Korean “Comfort Women” David J. Kim A Promise Oh you restless and wronged spirits, who even before the blossoming of youth were dragged to a far away country by soft lies...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... This essay claims, however, that Tears of Blood sets the dominant paradigm of the genre as early twentieth-century domestic fiction. The women-centered narratives of new fiction show the uneasy ways in which male Korean intellectuals coped with the question of how to imagine women as “citizens” of the nation...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that for both the 1930s Korean writers with a background in the communist movement (exemplified here by a female novelist, Paek Sin'ae) and the mainstream authors without any radical connection (typified here by another prose writer, Yi Hyosǒk), Russia and Russians represented a civilizational “middle ground...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 529–539.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Don Mee Choi 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Korean Women—Poetry, Identity, Place: A Conversation with Kim Hye-sun Don Mee Choi Kim Hye-sun (b. 1955) is a prominent contemporary South Korean poet, who is identified as one of the “women poets...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 165–192.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Sunyoung Park Duke University Press 2006 The Colonial Origin of Korean Realism and Its Contemporary Manifestation Sunyoung Park The Question of Realism In recent years, realism has fallen out of favor in Korea, after having com- manded a towering...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Samuel Perry Duke University Press 2006 Korean as Proletarian: Ethnicity and Identity in Chang Hyo˘k-chu’s “Hell of the Starving” Samuel Perry “Land of bald mountains, land of red earth” — this is usually how people who have been to Korea...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Ruth Barraclough Duke University Press 2006 Tales of Seduction: Factory Girls in Korean Proletarian Literature Ruth Barraclough In the 1920s, when authors of proletarian literature were becoming some of Korea’s leading literary avant-gardes, people...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 405–425.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Yoon-shik Kim Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Yoon Sun Yang KAPF Literature in Modern Korean Literary History Yoon-shik Kim The Modern as Both Universality and Particularity In this essay, I will introduce a model that I have developed for explain...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 495–525.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Emiko Kida Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Brian Bergstrom Japanese-Korean Exchange within the Proletarian Visual Arts Movement Emiko Kida The proletarian arts movement grew active as the contradictions inherent in the capitalist...