[KS] Jang-do use/tradition in Korean culture
gillick at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 16:02:49 EDT 2009
Larry Gillick here. I'm new to the list -- not so new to Korean
culture. Although I don't speak the language, I did spend more than
three years in Korea, worked and married there, too. Oddly enough, I
married an English woman; but that's another story. And if anyone
from KBS is on the list, "Hello!" I worked there for a while, back in
Alright. On to the academics.
I'm beginning research for some creative scholarship and would like to
learn all there is about the short, bladed, Korean weapon, the jang-do
(especially folk tales or stories of its use). I have exhausted the
usual non-academic search techniques (googling, etc.) and am about to
dive deeper into the formal histories.
Unfortunately, I also don't read the language.
Would you be kind enough to point me in a direction? Korean studies
is close to non-existent at my university, so I'm short of helpful
Many thanks in advance.
Digital and Broadcast Media
/ Arts Communication
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