[KS] Announcement of Lecture on Korean Sources
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Sun Nov 26 18:46:40 EST 2000
The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
at the University of California at Berkeley
presentsa lecture by
KI JOONG SONG
Professor of Linguistics, Seoul National University
and Visiting Professor, Department of EALC, Fall 2000
KOREAN SOURCES FOR HISTORICAL
STUDIES OF CHINA, JAPAN
AND OTHER AREAS
Many extant pre-modern Korean works are well known to scholars of Chinese,
Japanese and other areas of Asia. This talk concerns other works that have
not drawn atteention as valuable research sources. A partial list of Korean
publications which could be helpful in historical investigations of the
cultures of countries neighboring Korea are introduced under the following
1. Language and Writings: traditional study of rhymes, spoken Mandarin of
the Yuan, Ming, and Qing periods, glossaries of clerkly writing and
vernacular literature, colloquial Japanese of 17th-19th centuries,
Mongolian, Manchu, study of archaic Chinese writing.
2. Chinese Literature: Korean translations and annotations to Tang poetry
and translations of Chinese novels.
3. Society and History: Chinese society during the Yuan, Ming, and Qing
periods; Japanese society of the 15th-18th centuries; the rise of Manchu
power and the early history of Qing, etc.
4. Confucianism and Buddhism: 15th-18th century Korean annotations and
interpretations of the Confucian classics and the Buddhist scriptures.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2000
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