The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman

The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman

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qKendall's study of a female shaman interweaves the voices of anthropologist and the shaman into one.... An excellent example of the recent attempts by anthropologists to give expression to the words and lives of respondents and to detail the context in which they are acquired.q --Choice qAlthough the book is a very personal account of one shaman's life, [it] also provides a window into the ways and means of the Korean culture and society of the time.q --Korean Quarterly, Spring 2001concubine. and. given. his. own. children. grief. The anthropologist and her assistant were an appreciative audience, a sympathetic audience, and the shaman would give us more than the routine answers our tedious questions solicited.

Title:The Life and Hard Times of a Korean Shaman
Author:Laurel Kendall
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press - 1988-01-01


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