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  • Korean: A Comprehensive Grammarby Jaehoon Yeon; Lucien Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 75.95

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Azaleasby Kim Sowol; David McCann

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    Available for the first time in English, Azaleas is a captivating collection of poems by a master of the early Korean modernist style. Published in 1925, Azaleas is the only collection Kim Sowol (1902-1934) produced during his brief life, yet he remains one of Korea's most beloved and well-known poets. His work is a delightful and sophisticated... more...

  • Early Korean Literatureby David McCann

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Preeminent scholar and translator David R. McCann presents an anthology of his own translations of works ranging across the major genres and authors of Korean writing?stories, legends, poems, historical vignettes, and other works?and a set of critical essays on major themes. A brief history of traditional Korean literature orients the reader to the... more...

  • Who Ate Up All the Shinga?by Yu Young-nan; Stephen Epstein; Wan-suh Park

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 25.99

    Park Wan-suh is a best-selling and award-winning writer whose work has been widely translated and published throughout the world. Who Ate Up All the Shinga? is an extraordinary account of her experiences growing up during the Japanese occupation of Korea and the Korean War, a time of great oppression, deprivation, and social and political instability.... more...

  • Verbale Aspektualitšt im Koreanischen und im Deutschenby Kang-Ho Lie

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 133.00

    Verbale Aspektualit T Im Koreanischen Und Im Deutschen: Mit Besonderer Ber Cksichtigung Der Aspektuellen Verbalperiphrasen (Linguistische Arbeiten) more...

  • The Korean Languageby Jae Jung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Provides a good overview of the Korean language in a readable way, without neglecting any important structural aspects of the language. more...

  • Using Koreanby Miho Choo; Hye-Young Kwak

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 34.00

    A guide to Korean vocabulary and grammar for post-beginners. more...

  • Intermediate College Koreanby Clare You

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 39.95

    This companion volume to College Korean (California, 1992) enables students to continue their development of Korean language skills and to enrich their understanding of Korea. Because language is a fundamental component of culture, the text incorporates themes relating to Korea's cultural customs and social issues, presented in the form of dialogues,... more...

  • Representations of Femininity in Contemporary South Korean Women's Literatureby Joanna Elfving-Hwang

    BRILL 2010; US$ 79.00

    This book discusses perceptions of ?femininity? in contemporary South Korea and the extent to which fictional representations in South Korean women?s fiction of the 1990s challenges the enduring association of the feminine with domesticity, docility and passivity. more...

  • Eastern Sentimentsby T'aejun Yi; Janet Poole

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    The Confucian gentleman scholars of the Choson dynasty (1392-1910) often published short anecdotes exemplifying their values and aesthetic concerns. In modern Seoul one scholar in particular would excel at adapting this style to a contemporary readership: Yi T'aejun. Yi T'aejun was a prolific and influential writer of colonial Korea and an acknowledged... more...