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Factory Girl Literature Sexuality, Violence, and Representation in Industrializing Korea

Barraclough, Ruth


As millions of women and girls left country towns to generate Korea's manufacturing boom, the factory girl emerged as an archetypal figure in twentieth-century popular culture. This book explores the factory girl in Korean literature showing the complex ways in which she as embodied the sexual and class violence of industrial life.

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Date published: 2012
Type: Book


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