A History of Korean Literature
Edited by Peter H. Lee
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History of Korean Literature by Peter H. Lee
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521828581
(228mm x 152mm x 41mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter H. Lee
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The first comprehensive anthology of modern Korean women's poetry.
Columbia Anthology of Traditional Korean Poetry, Paperback (December 2002)
This anthology offers a representative selection from the four major genres of native Korean poetry: the Silla songs known as hyangga, Koryo songs, sijo, and kasa. The volume also includes "Songs of Flying Dragons", the great eulogy-cycle compiled from 1445-1447.
Sources of Korean Tradition, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by Peter H. Lee
This collection of seminal primary readings in the social, intellectual, and religious traditions of Korea from the sixteenth century to the present day lays the groundwork for understanding Korean civilization and demonstrates how leading intellectuals and public figures in Korea have looked at life, the traditions of their ancestors, and the world they lived in.
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Author Biography - Peter H. Lee
Peter Lee is Professor of Korean and Comparative Literature at The University of California Los Angeles. He is the author of numerous books on Korean literature and civilisation, including the two-volume Sourcebook of Korean Civilisation (1993-1993), The Columbia Anthology of Korean Literature (2002) and Myths of Korea (2000).
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