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Asian Dolls and the Westernized Gaze: Notes on the Female Dollification in South Korea


Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea, 2011.   This article offers a strictly qualitative approach to the range of historical and contemporary cultural practices and images, as well as literary histories, regarding dolls and dollification in East Asian context. The phenomenon of people, and especially women, considered and/or fashioned into “living dolls” is confirmed ethnographically […]