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Illusive Utopia Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in North Korea

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ISBN-10: 0472117084

ISBN-13: 9780472117086

Edition: 2010

Authors: Suk-Young Kim

List price: $75.00
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No nation stages massive parades and collective performances better than North Korea. Amid a series of intense political/economic crises and international conflicts, North Korea has continued to sponsor unflinching displays of patriotism, glorifying its leaders and revolutionary history through state rituals that can involve hundreds of thousands of performers.Illusive Utopiaexplores how state-sponsored propaganda performances---including public spectacles, theater, film, and other visual media including posters---shape everyday practice in a country where the performing arts are not only a means of entertainment but also a forceful institution used to regulate, educate, and mobilize…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 3/11/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English