[KS] Korean Ghost Stories
choeyh at hawaii.edu
Thu Aug 25 14:53:28 EDT 2005
Kim Si-SUp's (1435-1493) "KUmo sinhwa" is a classic ghost story, which many Koreans regard as the first novel written by a Korean.
At 09:55 AM 8/23/2005, David McCann wrote:
>On 8/23/05 7:42 AM, David McCann wrote:
>>There's a truly nasty one about the ghost in the outhouse, in one of Richard Rutt's articles in -- What?-- the RAS / Korea journal. And there's another every time the bamboo grove whispers!
>>On 8/22/05 6:07 PM, jinakim at u.washington.edu wrote:
>>>Dear List Members,
>>>I would like your assistance in identifying some Korean (either classical or modern) "ghost" stories/tales in either Korean or English. Any kind of "ghost" stories would be appreciated--whether of the spirit, kwishin, Tokkebi, human or animal type.
>>>Bibliographical information would be greatly appreciated, if known.
>>>Related to the first query, I'm also interested in scholarly works that deal with emotions related to "fear" provoked by "ghosts" in Korea.
>>>Thank you in advance for your assistance,
>I checked my copies of the RAS Transactions, but couldn't find it. It was an article on Yi Kyubo, however, by Richard Rutt. Might have had more than one kwishin tale.
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