by KOO Hee Eon · 18 MIN READ
Kim Eunsook is one of Korea’s most influential television screenwriters. Her early hits include Secret Garden and Lovers in Paris, which was watched by over half of the nation. And her latest—Descendants of the Sun and Goblin—were popular internationally too. Here, Koo Hee Eon from the Dong-A Ilbo traces the evolution of a key factor: Kim’s female leads.
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Back in January, an American professor in Korea published a piece on Medium framing K-pop as “neo-Confucianist pornography”. The article was recently translated into Korean, to considerable pushback. Here’s a summary.