Red Love in Korea: Rethinking Communism, Feminism, Sexuality

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    Abstract

    In the 1920s and 1930s some of Korea's most famous Communists were young women. Glamorous and notorious, they frequented the social pages as well as arrest notices of the daily newspapers in Seoul. Within their own leftist organisations and intimate affiliations they pursued a new sexual autonomy, or Red Love (Pulkun Yonae), that merged political activism with female sexual sovereignty.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationRed Love Across the Pacific. Political and Sexual Revolutions of the Twentieth Century
    Editors Ruth Barraclough, Heather Bowen-Struyk, and Paula Rabinowitz
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Pages23-37pp
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781137522009
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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