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By Valentina Marinescu

This quantity fills a spot within the current literature and proposes an interdisciplinary and multicultural comparative method of the influence of Hallyu all over the world. The participants learn the unfold of South Korean well known items from various views (popular tradition, sociology, anthropology, linguistics) and from varied geographical destinations (Asia, Europe, North the US, and South America). The members come from numerous international locations (UK, Japan, Argentina, Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Indonesia, united states, Romania). the quantity is split into 3 sections and twelve chapters that every carry a brand new viewpoint at the major subject. This emphasizes the influence of Hallyu and attracts actual and imaginary “maps” of the export of South Korean cultural items. ranging from the theoretical backgrounds provided via the prevailing literature, every one bankruptcy provides the effect of Hallyu in a specific kingdom. This utilized personality doesn't exclude transnational comparisons or serious interrogations in regards to the destiny improvement of the phenomenon.

All authors are conversing approximately their very own, local cultures. This inside of standpoint provides a massive worth to the certainty of the influence of a distinct tradition at the “national” tradition of every respective nation. The contributions to this quantity illustrate the “globalization” of the cultural items of Hallyu and express a few of the faces of Hallyu round the world.

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