Broken voices : postcolonial entanglements and the preservation of Korea's central folksong traditions (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Broken voices : postcolonial entanglements and the preservation of Korea's central folksong traditions

Author: Roald Maliangkay
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Music and performing arts of Asia and the Pacific.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Broken Voices is the first English-language book on Korea's rich folksong heritage, and the first major study of the effects of Japanese colonialism on the intangible heritage of its former colony. Folksongs and other music traditions continue to be prominent in South Korea, which today is better known for its technological prowess and the Korean Wave of popular entertainment. In 2009, many Koreans reacted with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Maliangkay
ISBN: 9780824866655 0824866657
OCLC Number: 965730450
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Promoting tradition in Korea --
Colonial foundations of Korean cultural policy --
Defining Korean folksongs : characteristics and terminology --
Masculinity in demise : sŏnsori santʼaryŏng and kyŏnggi minyo --
Embodying nostalgia : sŏdo sori --
Conclusion: Mimicry and adaptation --
Appendix: Paebaengi kut.
Series Title: Music and performing arts of Asia and the Pacific.
Responsibility: Roald Maliangkay.

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The first English-language book on Korea's rich folksong heritage, and the first major study of the effects of Japanese colonialism on the intangible heritage of its former colony. Broken Voices  Read more...

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