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Rewriting revolution : women, sexuality, and memory in North Korean fiction

Author: Immanuel Kim
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2018] ©2018
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North Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), is firmly fixed in the Western imagination as a barbaric vestige of the Cold War, a "rogue" nation that refuses to abide by international norms. It is seen as belligerent and oppressive, a poor nation bent on depriving its citizens of their basic human rights and expanding its nuclear weapons program at the expense of a faltering economy. Even the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Kim, Immanuel.
Rewriting revolution.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2017022265
(OCoLC)987437440
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Kim
ISBN: 9780824873615 0824873610 9780824873608 0824873602
OCLC Number: 1020029673
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 220 pages)
Contents: Desexualizing motherhood : the lost referential of women --
Kiss and tell : words that come undone --
The woman question(s) : desiring a happy marriage --
Women, divorce, and the state --
Motherhood revisited : disrupting national history.
Responsibility: Immanuel Kim.

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North Korea is firmly fixed in the Western imagination as a ""rogue"" nation that refuses to abide by international norms. It is seen as belligerent and oppressive, a poor nation bent on depriving  Read more...

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