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Understanding modern Korean literature

Yoon-sik Kim

Understanding modern Korean literature

by Yoon-sik Kim

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Published by Jipmoondang Pub. Co. in Seoul, Korea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Korean literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKim Yoon-sik ; edited & translated by Jang Gyung-ryul.
    SeriesKorean Studies Series -- no. 2, Korean studies series (Chimundang (Seoul, Korea)) -- no. 2
    ContributionsChang, Kyŏng-nyŏl.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL956 .K56 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22490167M
    ISBN 10893035002X

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