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Unformatted text preview: Chronology of Korea: Legendary King Tangun (&#2; &#2; ) Three Kingdoms(2 nd-7 th century A.D) Unified Silla(668-918) Koryo(918-1392) Chosn (1392-1910) ( &#2; &#0; &#2; or &#2; &#2; ) The Chosn World (1392-1910) Confucianism as the ruling ideology Rule of the yangban elite: Confucian scholar-bureaucrats Languages in Chosn- Classical Chinese: language for the elite- Hangul writing system (developed in the 15 th century) Concubines and their Children Strict patrilineal (&#2; ) system Concubines- Lower status in family- Less secure position Concubines children- Illegitimate birth- Prohibited from the examination and administration The tale of Hong Kiltong (&#2; ) A vernacular fiction: written in Hangul Fiction in Korea- Low status- Popular Chinese novels were widely read Attributed to Ho Kyun (1569-1618)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course EALC 275 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
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