Korean American Books

Summaries and reviews of fiction and nonfiction books by Korean American authors,
books about Korean Americans and Korea, and Korean literature in English translation,
including some academic works and a sampling on the Korean War

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Korean Shamanist Ritual: Symbols and Dramas of Transformation, by Daniel A. Kister

A well-organized study in approachable narrative that investigates Korean shamanism, from the perspective of an author with a background in dramatic arts--a key component of shamanist ritual. A thorough review of this scholarly work by Kang-Nam Oh, University of Regina, appears on the Korean Studies Internet Discussion List

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