A History of Korean Literature

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Peter H. Lee
Cambridge University Press, Dec 18, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 660 pages
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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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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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