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Broken VoicesPostcolonial Entanglements and the Preservation of Korea's Central Folksong Traditions$
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Roald Maliangkay

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780824866655

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824866655.001.0001

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Defining Korean Folksongs

Defining Korean Folksongs

Characteristics and Terminology

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(p.52) Chapter 2 Defining Korean Folksongs
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Broken Voices
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Roald Maliangkay

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866655.003.0003

This chapter discusses the realm of Korean folksongs, old and new, their regional characteristics, and their terminology. Urbanization, technological change and political initiatives have greatly affected the creation and standardization of genres, and their valorization. While Confucianism and Buddhism were primary factors in the creation of folksongs in the past, it appears as though Christianity is currently the most likely agent of change.

Keywords:   characteristics, folksong, regional, urbanization, media, terminology, Confucianism, Buddhism, Christianity, gender

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