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  • Premodern Korean Literary Prose
    Premodern Korean Literary Prose (English, Paperback) Michael J. Pettid

    This anthology presents new translations of Korean prose works from the tenth to the nineteenth century. It offers insight into past societies by highlighting genres that have largely not been translated, such as diaries, short fictional biographies, erotic tales, oral narratives, and novellas, illustrating the variety of premodern Korean writings.

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  • Premodern Korean Literary Prose
    Premodern Korean Literary Prose (English, Hardback) Michael J. Pettid

    This anthology presents new translations of Korean prose works from the tenth to the nineteenth century. It offers insight into past societies by highlighting genres that have largely not been translated, such as diaries, short fictional biographies, erotic tales, oral narratives, and novellas, illustrating the variety of premodern Korean writings.

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  • Death, Mourning, and Afterlife in Korea
    Death, Mourning, and Afterlife in Korea (English, Hardback) Charlotte Horlyck

    Death and the activities and beliefs surrounding it can teach us much about the ideals and cultures of the living. While biologically death is an end to physical life, this break is not quite so apparent in its mental and spiritual aspects. Indeed, the influence of the dead over the living is sometimes much greater than before death. This volume takes a multidisciplinary approach in an effort to...

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  • Sitings
    Sitings (English, Hardback) Timothy R. Tangherlini

    Includes essays that engage in the discussion from various critical perspectives on Korean geography. This volume focuses on Seoul during the Japanese colonial occupation from 1910-1945 and the lasting impact of that period on the construction of specific places in Seoul. It concentrates on places that exist at the margins of Korean society.

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  • Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea
    Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea (English, Hardback) Youngmin Kim

    A new, multifaceted look at Korean women during a period of strong Confucian ideology.

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  • Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea (English, Paperback) Charlotte Horlyck

    Takes a multidisciplinary approach in an effort to provide a fuller understanding of both historic and contemporary practices linked with death in Korea. Contributors incorporate the approaches of archaeology, history, literature, religion, and anthropology in addressing a number of topics organised around issues of the body, disposal of remains, ancestor worship and rites, and the afterlife.

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  • Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea
    Women and Confucianism in Choson Korea (English, Paperback) Youngmin Kim

    A new, multifaceted look at Korean women during a period of strong Confucian ideology.

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