An Introduction to Classical Korean Literature: From Hyangga to P'ansori / Edition 1

An Introduction to Classical Korean Literature: From Hyangga to P'ansori / Edition 1

by Kichung Kim
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563247860

ISBN-13: 9781563247866

Pub. Date: 05/31/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work provides an introduction to some of the most important and representative genres of classical Korean literature. Coverage includes: Samguk sagi and samguk yusa as literature; Kunmong and Unyongchon; the lyricism of Koryo songs; and the literature of Chosen Dynasty Women.  See more details below

Overview

This work provides an introduction to some of the most important and representative genres of classical Korean literature. Coverage includes: Samguk sagi and samguk yusa as literature; Kunmong and Unyongchon; the lyricism of Koryo songs; and the literature of Chosen Dynasty Women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563247866
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/1996
Series:
New Studies in Asian Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1What is Korean Literature?3
2The Mystery and Loveliness of the Hyangga11
3The Incomparable Lyricism of Koryo Songs25
4Notes on the Samguk sagi and Samguk yusa49
5Notes on Shijo75
6The Literature of Chosen Dynasty Women95
7Ho Kyun: Hong Kiltong chon and the Hanmun Lives141
8Kuun mong and "Unyong chon"159
9The Literature of Shirhak: Yonam, Pak Chi-won171
10Notes on P'ansori197
11Toward Modern Korean Literature209
Works Cited219
Index223

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