Western Attitudes toward the Korean Language: An Overview of Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Mission Literature

@article{Silva2002WesternAT,
  title={Western Attitudes toward the Korean Language: An Overview of Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Mission Literature},
  author={D. J. Silva},
  journal={Korean Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={270 - 286}
}
  • D. J. Silva
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Korean Studies
  • Descriptions of Korea's linguistic situation written by Westerners during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries not only reveal native and foreign attitudes toward the Korean language but also provide insight into language-focused evangelization tactics embraced by Christian missionaries. Upon their arrival in Korea during the 1800s, Westerners encountered a long-standing system of diglossia: socio-historical relations between China and Korea gave rise to the use of various Korean "lects… CONTINUE READING
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