Korean culture and arts

Publisher: KCAF in Seoul, Korea

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statement[edited by Kevin O"Rourke ; prepared for the Translation Program of Korean Literature by the Korean Culture & Arts Foundation, Seoul].
SeriesIntroduction of Korean culture and arts ;, v. 1
ContributionsO"Rourke, Kevin., Translation Program of Korean Literature., Hanʼguk Munhwa Yesul Chinhŭngwŏn.
LC ClassificationsDS904 .K617 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3119106M
LC Control Number82229077

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