Resources for sijo

Check out our teaching sijo page for more resources intended for teachers,
including video recordings of sijo being taught in pre-college classroom settings.

Video lectures (Youtube)

Sijo lectures by David McCann

Sijo lecture series by Mark Peterson

External links

PDF documents


  • Richard Rutt. The Bamboo Grove: An introduction to Sijo, University of Michigan Press, 1998.
  • David R. McCann, ed. Early Korean Literature, Columbia University Press, 2000.
  • Kevin O'Rourke. The Book of Korean Shijo, Harvard East Asian Monographs 215, Harvard-Ewha Series on Korea, Harvard University Asia Center, 2002.
  • Lee, Peter. H. The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Korean Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002. pp.69-160
  • Kichung Kim. An Introduction to Classical Korean Literature: From Hyang-ga to P'ansori, Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1996.