Chunhyang (Im, 2000)
The entire film is usually screened in class. If you have missed a class session, the movie is available as follows:
- Netflix: Instant Play, search "Chunhyang"
- Media Resources Center (Moffitt): DVD 1506
- East Asia Media Center: PN1997.C4792 2006 (but a Region 3 disc)
- East Asia Media Center: PN1997.C479 2000 (VHS, and probably not subtitled?)
What type of story are we working with?
First, please read the introduction, just to situate the tale.
Second, read the below:
Regarding the typical plotline that we encounter in "Chunhyang" (from "Woman and the Promise of Modernity: Signs of Love for the Nation in Korea" by Sheila Miyoshi Jager. New Literary History Vol. 29, No. 1 (Winter, 1998), pp. 121-134 Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20057471)