A History of Korean Literature by Peter H. LeeA History of Korean Literature by Peter H. Lee

A History of Korean Literature

EditorPeter H. Lee

Paperback | January 29, 2009

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This comprehensive narrative history of Korean literature provides essential information for scholars and students as well as others. Combining history and criticism, the study reflects the latest scholarship and includes an account of the development of all genres. In 25 chapters, it covers twentieth-century poetry, fiction by women, and the literature of North Korea. It will be a major contribution to the field and a study that will remain for many years the primary resource for studying Korean literature.
Title:A History of Korean LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:660 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.34 inPublished:January 29, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521100658

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Table of Contents

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.

Editorial Reviews

'A vast and comprehensive gathering of expert accounts, both from within Korea and from outside, of Korean literary history from the earliest examples up to recent developments in fiction and poetry, in North as well as South Korea. This will be the standard for many years to come. Peter Lee deserves our thanks and has earned our admiration once again.' David R. McCann, Harvard University