Kyunyo-Jon : The Life, Times and Songs of a Tenth Century Korean Monk

Kyunyo-Jon : The Life, Times and Songs of a Tenth Century Korean Monk
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Written 1074-1075, Kyunyo-jon recounts the life of one of the most significant figures in the Buddhist organization of the Koryo period. Presented here is a detailed picture of the norms and practices of Korean Buddhism in a period when Buddhism was the prevailing ethical force in society. The book is also a documentation of Korean perspectives on China and Chinese culture prior to the domination of Chinese Neo-Confucian ideology. Critical comments are made on the Korean literary world and eleven songs composed by the monk Kyunyo are included.
ISBN: 
9780646147727
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Binding: 
Paperback
Publication Date: 
January 1, 1994