I have been asked a few times about how I have found the source material for my blog. With this post, I hope to demystify this blog, and at the same time attempt to systematize my technique and make it more consistent. The basic method is: (1) obtain the original text, (2) translate from the original Classical Chinese text, (3) check with the Korean translation, (4) add annotations, and lastly (5) find allusions.
1. Obtaining the Original Text