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Avengers & Artists: Folk Tales, Sagas, and Anecdotes Hunggyu Kim

Avengers & Artists: Folk Tales, Sagas, and Anecdotes

Hunggyu Kim

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ISBN : 9781624120145
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98 pages
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 About the Book 

The pre-modern Korean epic owes its origin to oral folk tales. It took root and evolved into written literature as some of these works found their way into histories and digests of anecdotes. The selections in this volume retain the traits inherentMoreThe pre-modern Korean epic owes its origin to oral folk tales. It took root and evolved into written literature as some of these works found their way into histories and digests of anecdotes. The selections in this volume retain the traits inherent to the folk tradition while also showcasing the creativity of written literature. About the Series: This collection of stories from the Joseon Dynasty portrays the lives of people who were deeply immersed in Confucianism and its venerated ethics. The books in the series look at the lives of women, artists, lovers, aristocrats, and commoners, providing a vibrant understanding of the Joseon period.