Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


The Korean Singer of Tales

The Korean Singer of Tales( )
Author: Pihl, Marshall R.
Series title:Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Harvard University, Asia Center
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

P'ansori, the traditional oral narrative of Korea, is sung by a highly trained soloist to the accompaniment of complex drumming. In the first book-length treatment in English of this art form, Pihl traces its history from roots in shamanism and folktales through its 19th-century heyday and discusses its evolution in the 20th century.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Folk & Traditional
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 8.97 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds

Featured Books

Feldman, Deborah
Paperback: $17.00
A Tale of Two Cities
Dickens, Charles
Paperback: $23.00
Why Religion?
Pagels, Elaine
Paperback: $17.99

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.