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Virtuous Women – Three Classic Korean Novels

Contains the following classics:

  • A nine cloud dream by Kim Man-jung
  • The true history of Queen Inhyŏn
  • The song of a faithful wife, Ch’un-hyang

LKL says:

Three traditional stories about female endurance. The classic Chunhyang, the true story of Queen Inyhon, and the Nine Cloud Dream. Each of the novels has a useful introduction. Essential and pleasurable reading.

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