Cinema at the Crossroads: Nation and the Subject in East Asian Cinema

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What does it mean to rethink postcolonial studies through East Asian experience and cinema? Cinema at the Crossroads: Nation and the Subject in East Asian Cinema by Hyon Joo Yoo, pursues this question by bringing an East Asian postcolonial framework, the notion of film as a manifestation of national culture, and the methodology of psychoanalysis to bear on a failed hegemonic subject. This is a profound look into how cinema and national culture intertwine with hegemony and power.

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What does it mean to rethink postcolonial studies through East Asian experience and cinema? Cinema at the Crossroads: Nation and the Subject in East Asian Cinema by Hyon Joo Yoo, pursues this question by bringing an East Asian postcolonial framework, the notion of film as a manifestation of national culture, and the methodology of psychoanalysis to bear on a failed hegemonic subject. This is a profound look into how cinema and national culture intertwine with hegemony and power.

 

 

Publisher: Lexington Books

Paperback

2013

ISBN: 9780739188156