Readings in Modern Korean Literature

Paperback: $32.00
ISBN-13: 9780824826277
Published: April 2004

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376 pages
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  • About the Book
  • 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.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Yung-Hee Kim, Author

      Yung-Hee Kim is Professor of Korean literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her publications include Questioning Minds: Short Stories by Modern Korean Women Writers and Readings in Modern Korean Literature (co-authored).
    • Jeyseon Lee, Author

      Jeyseon Lee, PhD, is a lecturer and the faculty supervisor of the Korean Language Program at the University of California, San Diego. She holds a PhD in Korean Linguistics from the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.