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Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a sequel to The Zen Canon, which began to explore the variety of influential texts in the history of Zen Buddhism. In Zen Classics that exploration is continued by shifting the focus ... More


Modern Warfare: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Myung Mi Kim

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legacy of high modernism in the work of avant‐garde Asian American artists at the end of the 20th century. Returning to a history of transpacific alliances in their work, ... More


“Let Us Learn from the Soviets”

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Soviet intellectual influence on North Korean literature in the nascent years of North Korean Communism. It begins with a discussion of Soviet literature in Korea in the ... More


Soviet Koreans in North Korean Literature: The Case of Cho Ki-ch’ŏn

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Soviet influence on North Korean literature by considering the activity of Russianized or Soviet Koreans, with particular emphasis on Cho Ki-ch'ŏn (1913–1951). Soviet ... More


North Korean Critics as Political Executioners

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter considers the phenomenon of North Korean literary criticism in the period 1945–1960 and its role in the development of North Korean literature. Particular attention is given to the ... More


Imperialization, or the Resolution of Crisis

Janet Poole

in When the Future Disappears: The Modernist Imagination in Late Colonial Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165181
eISBN:
9780231538558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165181.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter delves into the reigning fascist rule in Korea, examining how support for the colonial policies of imperialization constituted one response to the crisis of time that had affected all ... More


Introduction

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines developments in the early history of North Korean literature and literary policy, focusing on the period 1945–1960. Beginning as the “Soviet era,” this revolutionary epoch ... More


Yi Ki-yŏng: A Successful Literary Cadre

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the life and activity of Yi Ki-yŏng (1895–1984) within the political context of his era. Yi Ki-yŏng burst into the North Korean literary scene in 1945 as a well-known writer in ... More


Yi T’ae-jun: The Failure of a “Soldier on the Cultural Front”

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the life and literary career of Yi T'ae-jun (1904–?) within the political context of his era. Yi T'ae-jun was a member of the apolitical Nine Members Club and a fierce enemy of ... More


Imperial Romance

Su Yun Kim

in Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter captures the complex phenomenon of representations of Korean–Japanese intimate relationships in Korean popular literature, media, and cinema with colonial policies during the Japanese ... More


Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Tatiana Gabroussenko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

An understanding of contemporary North Korea's literature is virtually impossible without an investigation of its formative period, 1945–1960, which saw a gradual transformation from the initial ... More


“Manchuria” and the Proletarian Literature of Colonial Korea

Watanabe Naoki

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the relationship between Korean Agrarian Literature and colonialism in Manchuria. Certain Korean writers dealt with problems arising from Korean farmers flowing into Manchuria ... More


Conclusion: Soldiers on the Cultural Front versus Engineers of the Human Soul

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's major findings and reconsiders the commonalties and specifics of North Korean literature in comparison with the Soviet model. It discusses the newly born ... More


Introduction and Translation by Seung-Ah Lee

Chŏng Inbo

in Imperatives of Culture: Selected Essays on Korean History, Literature, and Society from the Japanese Colonial Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838218
eISBN:
9780824871062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838218.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the works of Chŏng Inbo, one of the most prominent scholars of the colonial period. He was particularly active in writing essays on Korean history and literature in the 1930s ... More


The Redemptive Realism of Korean Minjung Literature

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at the Korean minjung literature and the work of Hwang Sŏk-yŏng as a response to dictator Park Chung Hee’s prescriptions for national productivity and growth. It reviews Hwang’s ... More


Modern Korean Literature and Manchukuo

Kim Jaeyong

in Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528134
eISBN:
9789882205949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528134.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter provides a general overview of how Korean writers in Manchukuo envisioned their new role as intellectuals, expressed in political views that often continued into the post-war period with ... More


To See and Be Seen (1918–1927)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 2 presents Kim Iryŏp’s activities as a new woman in comparison with two other new women, Na Hyesŏk and Kim Myŏngsun. The chapter also places the Korean New Women with the Japanese New Women ... More


Between Light and Darkness (1896–1920)

Jin Y. Park

in Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858780
eISBN:
9780824873707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858780.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 1 deals with Kim Iryŏp’s childhood and young adult life. Iryŏp was a daughter of a Christian pastor and his wife. She was raised as a faithful Christian, envisioning her future as a Christian ... More


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