Epistolary Korea by Jahyun Kim Haboush

By: Jahyun Kim Haboush

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ISBN
9780231148023
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
448
Dimensions
153 x 229 x 32mm

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"By expanding the definition of "epistle" to include any writing that addresses the intended receiver directly, JaHyun Kim Haboush introduces readers to the rich epistolary practice of Chosæon Korea. The Chosæon dynasty (1392-1910) produced an abundance of epistles, writings that mirror the genres of neighboring countries (especially China) while retaining their own specific historical trajectory. Written in both literary Chinese and vernacular Korean, the writings collected here range from royal public edicts to private letters, a fascinating array that blurs the line between classical and everyday language and the divisions between men and women. Haboush's selections also recast the relationship between epistolography and the concept of public and priva
ISBN:
9780231148023
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2009
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
153 x 229 x 32mm

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