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A Study on Jo Bok-seong's Insect-related Books Published in 1948: Focused on Story of Insects and About Insects

1948년에 출간된 조복성의 곤충 관련 저작에 관한 연구 - 『곤충이야기』와 『곤충기』를 중심으로 -

Jin, Na-Young
진나영

  • Received : 2019.04.22
  • Accepted : 2019.05.20
  • Published : 2019.05.31

Abstract

This study conducted analysis on forms and contents of Story of Insects (Gonchung Iyagi) and About Insects (Gonchung-gi), writings of biologist Jo Bok-seong published in 1948 to examine characteristics of two books and compare them. Story of Insects was made in the form of front cover-title page-foreword-table of contents-main text-copyright clause-advertisement-back cover, with the book size being A5 format. Contents of the book were divided into nine groups according to the characteristics of 65 species insects, to describe their characteristics. While, About Insects was made in the form of cover-title page-foreword-table of contents-main text-copyright clause-publication message of Eulyoo Mungo-advertisement-back cover, with the book size of A6 format. Contents of the book were divided into the author's own 11 groups according to the characteristics of 56 species insects, to describe their characteristics. About Insects being Eulyoo Publishing Co. and Story of Insects being Association of Joseon Children's Culture (abbreviated as Ahyeop) - sister company of Eulyoo Publishing Co. - but with the same basis.

Keywords

Jo Bok-seong;Eulyoo Publishing Co.;Association of Joseon Children's Culture;Ahyeop;About Insects;Story of Insects

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