A History of Korean Literature

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Author  Peter H. Lee
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   January 29, 2009
ISBN  0521100658
Pages  660

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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.

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