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A History of Korean Literature

A History of Korean Literature

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Cambridge University Press, 12/18/2003
EAN 9780521828581, ISBN10: 0521828589

Hardcover, 660 pages, 22.8 x 15.2 x 4.1 cm
Language: English

This is a comprehensive narrative history of Korean literature. It provides a wealth of information for scholars, students and lovers of literature. Combining both history and criticism the study reflects the latest scholarship and offers a systematic account of the development of all genres. Consisting of twenty-five chapters, it covers twentieth-century poetry, fiction by women and the literature of North Korea. This is a major contribution to the field and a study that will stand for many years as the primary resource for studying Korean literature.

Introduction Peter H. Lee
1. Language, forms, prosody and themes Ho-Min Sohn and Peter H. Lee
2. From oral to written literature Peter H. Lee
3. Hyanngga Peter H. Lee
4. Silla writings in Chinese Peter H. Lee
5. Koryo songs Peter H. Lee
6. Koryo writings in Chinese Peter H. Lee
7. Early Choson eulogies Peter H. Lee
8. Early Choson sijo Peter H. Lee
9. Early Choson kasa Peter H. Lee
10. Late Choson sijo Peter H. Lee
11. Late Choson kasa Peter H. Lee
12. Choson poetry in Chinese Kim Hunggyu
13. Choson fiction in Chinese Kim Hunggyu
14. Choson fiction in Korean Kim Hunggyu and Peter H. Lee
15. P'ansori Kim Hunggyu
16. Folk drama Kim Hunggyu
17. Literary criticism Peter H. Lee
18. Early twentieth-century poetry Peter H. Lee
19. Early twentieth-century fiction by men Kwon Yongmin
20. Early twentieth-century fiction by women Carolyn So
21. Late twentieth-century poetry by men Peter H. Lee
22. Late twentieth-century poetry by women Kim Chongnan
23. Late twentieth-century fiction by men Kwon Yongmin
24. Late twentieth-century fiction by women Ch'oe Yun
25. Literature of North Korea Kwon Yongmin
Bibliography
Index.