WILLIAM ELLIOT GRIFFIS

IMAGINING THE "HERMIT NATION"

Who was William E. Griffis?

An introduction to one of the first Korea scholars in America, and one the most avid collectors of Korean materials from the 19th-20th centuries

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What did he collect?

Materials collected by Griffis:

How did Griffis understand Korea as a "third-person" space?

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Who were his go-to people?

Griffis's correspondences:

How did Griffis understand Korea as a "second-person" space?

How did Griffis imagine Korea?

Writings by Griffis himself:

How did Griffis understand Korea as a "first-person" space?

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©2018 by Eunice Lee
EAS369 - Korean Travel Narratives

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