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By Peter H. Lee

ISBN-10: 0521828589

ISBN-13: 9780521828581

This accomplished narrative historical past of Korean literature offers crucial info for students and scholars in addition to others. Combining background and feedback, the examine displays the newest scholarship and contains an account of the improvement of all genres. In 25 chapters, it covers twentieth-century poetry, fiction by means of girls, and the literature of North Korea. it will likely be an enormous contribution to the sphere and a learn that might stay for a few years the first source for learning Korean literature.

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225–80). One of the Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove. Liu Ling His “Jiude song” (Hymn to the virtue of wine) survives. (773–819). Tang poet and prose writer. Liu Zongyuan Li Zicheng (1605–45). Bandit leader of the Ming who took Peking in 1644. (fifth century). Chinese poet of the Liu-Song dynasty (420–79) Lu Kai in the South. (regulated verse). Chinese verse form in 8 penta- or heptasyllabic l¨ushi lines observing the rules of tonal parallelism. A single rhyme appears at the end of the second, fourth, sixth, and eighth lines, and optionally at the end of the first.

North Korean writer of fiction. (b. 1919). Writer of fiction, including a three-part Kim S˘onghan historical fiction Yi S˘onggye (1966). xlii Glossary (1525–98). Friend of Ch˘ong Ch’˘ol praised in his Kim S˘ongw˘on “S˘ongsan py˘olgok” (Little odes to Mount Star, c. 1578) for his elegant life in South Ch˘olla. (1902–34). Early twentieth-century folk-song-style poet Kim Sow˘ol with only one collection, Chindallaekkot (Azaleas, 1925), comprising 127 pieces. Kim committed suicide in 1934. Kim Sujang (1690–1769).

Female entertainer known to have exchanged Hanu (1549–87). sijo with Im Che Han Yongun (1879–1944). Buddhist monk, nationalist, and author of Nim u˘ i ch’immuk (The silence of love, 1926) – 88 poems plus a foreword and note to the reader. Han is considered one of the great modern Korean poets. (768–824). Tang poet, prose master, and author of a pseudoHan Yu (Biography of a writing brush). biography, “Mao ying zhuan” “Hapkangj˘ong ka” (Song of Hapkang arbor, c. 1792). Anonymous kasa about the social ills of the eighteenth century, especially extortion of the people by local magistrates.

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