Vorobyova-Desyatovskaya M. [Review:] Chyŏk Syŏngui chyŏn. Kwŏnji tan (The Story Chyŏk Syŏngui in One Part). A Korean block-print from the collection of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences. Facsimile. Translation from Korean, introduction, commentary, addenda, and index by A. F. Trotzevich. St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg Centre for Oriental Studies, 1996, 230 pp. // Manuscripta Orientalia. Vol. 2. No. 4. December 1996. P. 65.
The text of “The Story of Chyŏk Syŏngui ” represents one
of the vernacular novels which was edited as a block-print
in the nineteenth century. The credit for collecting these
novels belongs to a well-known English orientalist
W. G. Aston. Now this collection is preserved in the Manuscript
Fund of the St. Petersburg Branch of the Institute of
Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences