Last revised December 4, 2010

Korea's Culture

Korean literature : List of my translations and articles, with the text of a few articles.

A brief history of tea, especially Korean tea, with pictures.

Korean studies and culture : links to sites, including Korean Literature Today and environmental issues.

Korean traditional music: some links to sites in Korean

Two short essays, written on request, allow me to express a few random thoughts on living in Korea.

Korean Fascination

Korean Culture

Short articles written for Yonhap News Service or other media:

The poet Yi Yuk-sa

Fifty-nine years after Hiroshima

Links to a series of pictures, some taken by me, some scanned from calendars or catalogues. (see too:  Pictures to Enjoy)
Photos of the houses once inhabited by Chusa and Admiral Yi Sun-shin

Photos of autumn at Bulguksa, Kyongju.

Photos of a traditional Korean house in Gurye-gu, near the entrance to Hwaom-sa.

Lotus 1,    Lotus 2,   Lotus 3

An article about a Korean house in Seoul in 5 pages (1, 2, 3, 4, 5,)

Paintings from the Choson Era

Korean pagodas

Pulguk Temple

Kim Dae-gyun- the only authorized (Human Cultural  Assset) exponent of the Korean art of the Tight-rope.

Buddhist sculptures of  Avalokitesvara by Ho Kil-Yang

 I have decided to limit myself to English-language materials because the intended audience for these pages, and their computers, will not usually be capable of reading Korean. There are, of course, immense numbers of sites in Korean.

See also:  Korea Times     Korea Herald      Art of Korea