[KS] Re: Yuldo

John Frankl jmfrankl at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Feb 28 23:27:46 EST 2000


I am not sure about Skillend's book, but the version to which I referred
was the "wanp'anbon." I have only had time to glance at the battle between
Hong and the king of Yul-do at the end of which the king commits suicide.
So unless he was made a prince posthumously....


On Mon, 28 Feb 2000, Frank Hoffmann wrote:

> John, before we all leave the ground for higher spheres, is this 
> version one of the versions mentioned in W.E. Skillend's _Kodae 
> Sosôl: A Survey of Korean Traditional Style Popular Novels_ (1968), 
> entry 500 ?  Or is it simply one of these modern language editions 
> for Korean youngsters?
> Frank
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