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Kyung Hyun Kim

Kyung Hyun Kim is professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures and director of the Critical Theory Emphasis at the University of California, Irvine. He is the coeditor of The Korean Popular Culture Reader and the author of Virtual Hallyu: Korean Cinema of the Global Era and The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema, all published by Duke University Press.

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The Housemaid: Crossing Borders
The Housemaid: Crossing Borders

A melodramatic investigation of family and class, Kim Ki-young’s film exorcises some demons of 1960s South Korean society.

By Kyung Hyun Kim

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