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“Tell the Kitchen That There's Too Much Buchu in the Dumpling”:: Reading Park Chan-wook's “Unknowable” Oldboy

Kyung Hyun Kim

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Park Chan Wook's “vengeance trilogy”: Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Boksuneun naui geot, 2002), Oldboy (2003), and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (Chinjeolhan geumjassi, 2005). It ... More


‘A kind of wild justice’: revenge and constitutional commentary in the Western

Justin A. Joyce

in Gunslinging justice: The American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126160
eISBN:
9781526138743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126160.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter engages with interdisciplinary scholarship on legal systems and revenge in order to argue that the Western, like other genres which seek to provide justifications for violence, has ... More


Desert Laws

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

To compensate for the traditional lack of centralized authority in the desert, Bedouin society developed a conventionalized legal system that included an individual’s right to use private might to ... More


‘An object of indecipherable bastardry – a true monster’: Homosociality, Homoeroticism and Generic Hybridity in Dead Man's Shoes

Clair Schwarz

in Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Shane Meadows's approaches to genre, arguing that hybrid forms of film type are employed in order to underscore the elements of myth which are evident in his work. In ... More


Interlude: Buried Alive

Dustin D. Stewart

in Futures of Enlightenment Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198857792
eISBN:
9780191890413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857792.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The book as a whole emphasizes a productive discontinuity between various eighteenth-century poets and both their Miltonic sources and their Romantic successors. Two interludes, however, qualify this ... More


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