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All Walks of Life : Historical Romance Part I (Korean Classic Stories Vol.4)
Price per Unit (piece): KRW 9,000
USD 7.39
Author: Kim Hunggyu
Publisher: Seoul Selection
Pub. Date: Nov. 2013
Pages: 124
Cover: Softcover
Dimensions (in inches): 5.03 x 7.40 x 0.39
ISBN: 9781624120176
Language: English
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“Wolchul Island” is a story in which the leader of bandits is portrayed as a kind of popular hero. After the 17th century, in the Joseon Dynasty, the phenomenon of class differentiation in rural communities led to the emergence of groups of landless farmers that became nomads without any means of making a living, and eventually formed groups of bandits. Although they were outlaws preying on travelers and stealing from them, some folktales sympathized with them, as they had turned to banditry because of cruel exploitation by the bureaucratic system. Also at times, as in “Wolchul Island,” they were portrayed as heroic outlaws that possessed a deep understanding of society and acted according to strict principles and discipline.


About the Series

This collection of stories from the Joseon Dynasty portrays the lives of people who were deeply immersed in Confucianism and its venerated ethics. The books in the series look at the lives of women, artists, lovers, aristocrats, and commoners, providing a vibrant understanding of the Joseon period.

 
 

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