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    'The Tale of Cho Ung' introduces Korean classic tale to English speakers

    Sookja Cho offers the first-ever English translation of the pre-modern classic. Despite being “the best-selling fictional narrative during the late Chosŏn period” (1392-1910) of pre-modern Korea, little is known about the provenance of The Tale of Cho Ung . The author remains unknown and its...
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    2018
    The Tale of Cho Ung is one of the most widely read and beloved stories of Chosŏn Korea. The anonymously written tale recounts the adventures of protagonist Cho Ung as he fearlessly confronts and overcomes obstacles and grows into a heroic young man. As a child, Ung flees a wicked tyrant who...
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    The Tale Of CHO UNG

    U.S.A.
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Classics
    The Tale of Cho Ung is one of the most widely read and beloved stories of Chosŏn Korea. The anonymously written tale recounts the adventures of protagonist Cho Ung as he fearlessly confronts and...