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The Resource The power of the brush : epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea, Hwisang Cho

The power of the brush : epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea, Hwisang Cho

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The power of the brush : epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea
Title
The power of the brush
Title remainder
epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea
Statement of responsibility
Hwisang Cho
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Focusing on the ways written culture interacts with philosophical, social, and political changes, The Power of the Brush examines the social effects of an "epistolary revolution" in sixteenth-century Korea and adds a Korean perspective to the evolving international discourse on the materiality of texts. It demonstrates how innovative uses of letters and the appropriation of letter-writing practices empowered cultural, social, and political minority groups: Confucians who did not have access to the advanced scholarship of China; women using vernacular Korean script, who were excluded from the male-dominated literary culture, which used Chinese script; and provincial literati, who were marginalized from court politics. The physical peculiarities of new letter forms such as spiral letters, the cooptation of letters for purposes other than communication, and the rise of diverse political epistolary genres combined to form a revolution in letter writing that challenged traditional values and institutions. New modes of reading and writing that were developed in letter writing precipitated changes in scholarly methodology, social interactions, and political mobilization. Even today, remnants of these traditional epistolary practices endure in media and political culture, reverberating in new communications technologies"--
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Cho, Hwisang
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCOhost
Series statement
Korean studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
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  • Korean letters
  • Letter writing, Korean
  • Calligraphy, Korean
Label
The power of the brush : epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea, Hwisang Cho
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Story of Letter Writing in Twenty-First-Century Korea -- Letter Writing in Korean Written Culture -- The Rise and Fall of a Spatial Genre -- Letters in Korean Neo-Confucian Tradition -- Epistolary Practices and Textual Culture in the Academy Movement -- Social Epistolary Genres and Political News -- Contentious Performances in Political Epistolary Practices -- Epilogue: Legacies of the Chosŏn Epistolary Practices
Control code
ybp99985846181
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Limited to one user at a time
Isbn
9780295747828
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The power of the brush : epistolary practices in Chosŏn Korea, Hwisang Cho
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Story of Letter Writing in Twenty-First-Century Korea -- Letter Writing in Korean Written Culture -- The Rise and Fall of a Spatial Genre -- Letters in Korean Neo-Confucian Tradition -- Epistolary Practices and Textual Culture in the Academy Movement -- Social Epistolary Genres and Political News -- Contentious Performances in Political Epistolary Practices -- Epilogue: Legacies of the Chosŏn Epistolary Practices
Control code
ybp99985846181
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 276 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Limited to one user at a time
Isbn
9780295747828
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote

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