In the civil and government upheaval of the 1960s and 1970s in Korea, Kang-baek Lee began his distinguished playwriting career. He is perhaps best known as the premier writer of social commentary in the form of allegories in an effort to circumvent extremely strict censorship laws which were heavily enforced until 1989. However, Lee is not just an allegorist. He weaves Confucianism values throughout his works: affection between fathers and sons; justice; relationships between husbands and wives; deference to the elders; and ...

Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee 2007, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781934043929

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Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-Baek Lee 2007, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781934043936

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