Korean folk-tales

by Riordan, James, 1936-2012,

Format: Print Book 1994
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Here are Dan-Gun, the first emperor, whose mother was a bear; Shim Chung, who sacrificed herself to the sea to restore her father's sight, and the magistrate who tried to steal the Dragon King's daughter. The traditional Korean tales in this collection are full of amazing events and
characters. Sad, happy, romantic, and funny, together they bring vividly to life the magic of Korea.
Dan-Gun, first Emperor of Korea
Blindman's daughter Shim Chung
Weaver and herdsman Chik-Nyo and Kyun-Woo
Son-Nyo the nymph and the woodcutter
The snail woman
The distant journey
Blindman and the demons
Fox girl
The tiger's grave
The hare's liver
How cat saved the magic amber
Choi Chum-Ji
Sun, the moon, and the stars
Bride Island
The long-nosed princess
The magic club
Three dead wives
The four mighty brothers
Adventures of the three sons
The centipede girl.

Additional Information
Series Oxford myths and legends.
Subjects Tales -- Korea.
Folklore -- Korea.
Publisher Oxford ; New York :Oxford University Press,1994
Language English
Description 133 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9780192741608
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