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The Interaction of Orality and Literacy, Tradition and Modern in Chosungidam[朝鮮奇談]

Ryu Jeong Wol 1

1인천대학교

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ABSTRACT

This paper investigates Chosungidam[朝鮮奇談] written by An, dongsu[安東洙] in 1922 which was published in company of Chosundoseojusik[朝鮮圖書株式會社]. This text have 104 stories which are different genres. The stories are subdivided into several categories, myths, folk tales and Yadams[野談]. This paper sees the hybridity as the Chosungidam’s characteristics and studies the process. This paper aims at revealing why Chosungidam has the hybridity and how it is explained. Chosungidam contains traditonal and modern Yadams, ancient and recent histories modern stores and mythic stories. It includes stories and customs, myth and history, macro and micro history. The text presents diversity of narrating attitude as well as narrated stories. It is narrated by copy and change, imitation and creation, translation and collection(or recording). This paper rearranges the diversity in respect of orality and literacy, modern and traditional and concludes the traditionality, historicity and literacy gain an ascendancy over modernity and orality.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.