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The History of Blind Diviners in Korea: A Historical Overview of the Changing Perceptions andOrganizational Activities of Blind Diviners in Korea
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern studies, Korean Studies.
2021 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis aims to explore the history of blind diviners in Korea, using a review approach toexamine the existing literature in Korean on the topic. Beginning with a discussion of theorieson the origins and practices of blind diviners during the pre-modern period, and then movinginto the drastic changes that occurred during the Japanese colonial period, the thesis ends withan exploration of how the situation has developed for blind diviners in the modern period. Thethesis utilizes four main sources: Chu (2008, 2020), Pak and Chŏng (2019), and Son (2019).With this exploration of the topic, this thesis aims to amend the lack of available literature inEnglish by exploring the phenomenon of blind diviners, especially the disability aspects oftheir existence, utilizing some of the literature available in Korean.

Abstract [sv]

Syftet med denna uppsats är att utforska blinda siares historia i Korea genom en litteraturreview av den befintliga litteraturen på koreanska inom ämnet. Uppsatsen inleder med deblinda siarnas ursprung och arbete under den förmoderna perioden, och övergår sedan till dedrastiska förändringar som inträffade under den Japanska kolonialtiden. Uppsatsen avslutasmed en utforskning av hur situationen har utvecklats för blinda siare under den modernaperioden. Uppsatsen använder fyra huvudkällor: Chu (2008, 2020), Pak och Chŏng (2019)och Son (2019). Med denna utforskning av ämnet syftar denna uppsats till att fylla ut en delav avsaknaden av litteratur på engelska, särskilt de mindre utforskadefunktionsnedsättningsaspekterna av blinda siares existens, genom att använda en del av denlitteratur som finns tillgänglig på koreanska.

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2021. , p. 40
Keywords [en]
Korea, disability, disability history, blind diviners, fortune-telling
Keywords [sv]
Korea, funktionsnedsättning, funktionsnedsättningshistoria, blinda siare, divination
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-221418OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-221418DiVA, id: diva2:1798660
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Available from: 2023-10-04 Created: 2023-09-19 Last updated: 2023-10-04Bibliographically approved

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