Readings in Modern Korean Literature

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University of Hawaii Press, 2004 - Foreign Language Study - 352 pages
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Readings in Modern Korean Literature provides advanced students (those with at least four years of college-level training in Korean) with materials that will help them understand and appreciate modern Korean literary traditions as well as challenge them to use their Korean-language competence to the fullest extent. It offers the student a wide range of literary writing, including three different genres of poetry, short stories, and essays. Each piece is accompanied by a vocabulary glossary and notes, explanations of socio-cultural details, an introduction to the author, and a translation. The textbook is distinguished by a variety of exercises designed to enhance students proficiency in referential reading, writing, and comprehension skills."

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Yung-Hee Kim is professor of Korean literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai'i.

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