Seung-wook Baik

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Fall 2017: Thursday 1-2pm and Friday 11am-12pm
Visiting Scholar

 Visiting Scholar

 

BA- Korea University

MA- University of Pennsylvania

MA, PhD- Autonomous University of Madrid

Seung-wook’ dissertation, Aproximación al decir narrativo castellano del siglo XV (2003) explores 15th century Spanish allegory, paying particular attention to the medieval rhetorical devices. His current research interests include comparative literature, focusing on the adaptation of Oriental parable collections in Spain, such as Kalila and Dimna, Barlaam and Josaphat, and Sendebar. He has also published “Notas sobre la parábola «Alegoría de los peligros del mundo» de Calila y Dimna” (2016), “Transmisión del episodio de los ‘Cuatro Encuentros’ en versiones castellanas de Barlaam y Josafat” (2010), “Fantasía y realidad en la poesía narrativa castellana del siglo XV” (2007), “Notas sobre el decir narrativo, un género castellano del siglo XV” (2004), etc.

Research interests: 15th-Century Spanish Literature; Medieval Allegory; Adaptation of Oriental Parable Collections in Spain; The Jesuits Report; Literary Interchange between the East and the West; Methodology for Teaching Spanish; Translation.