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본고에서는 현존 유일의 評批本 한문희곡 『百祥樓記』의 評批가 갖는 특징을 고찰한다. 먼저, 보통의 評批本 소설 및 희곡과는 달리『百祥樓記』에 評批를 단 주체는 작자 본인이며,『百祥樓記』에 부록의 형태로 실린 작품들이 모두 단일 작자에 의한 것으로 보인다. 이처럼 작자와 평자가 일치한다면 評批에서의 작품에 대한 윤리적 평가는 민감한 문제가 된다. 『百祥樓記』의 작자는 評批에서 자신의 작품에 대해 윤리적 측면에서 부정적 평가를 내리고 있는데, 이는 독자들의 평가를 의식한 작자의 창작 전략 가운데 하나라 볼 수 있다. 또한, 『百祥樓記』의 評批가 갖는 특징을 살펴봄에 있어서 그것에 영향을 끼쳤던 金聖嘆 評批本 『西廂記』와의 비교는 필수적이다. 먼저, 『百祥樓記』의 評批 형식을 살펴보면 그것이 金聖嘆 評批本 『西廂記』의 모방임을 알 수 있다. 또한, 내용적 측면에서 『百祥樓記』의 評批에는 작품에 대한 극찬, 문장의 變幻에 대한 강조, 주관적 감상 토로, 독자를 의식한 교훈적 경계, 인물 묘사의 생동감 강조, 문장의 구성 강조 등 金聖嘆 評批의 주요한 특질들이 고스란히 나타나있어, 金聖嘆 評批本 『西廂記』의 영향을 확인할 수 있다.


BaekSangnugi百祥樓記 is one of the three dramas written in classical Chinese during the late Chosun dynasty. And it is the only drama that contains commentaries. Thus it is important to study on the features derived from the fact that it contains commentaries. First of all, we have to establish who is the commentator as well as who is the author of the original story. Although on the preface of the first chapter, bemused by the beauty呆艶 and the total critic摠批 of it, Pae-wija佩韋子 seems to be the commentator of this book, by carefully reading the preface of the first chapter and comparing it with Jinshengtan金聖嘆's preface on Xixiangji西廂記, we come to the conclusion that the author of BaekSangnugi himself was also the commentator of it. And it shows that the author accepted Xixiangji with Jinshengtan's commentaries as a whole unified piece. In the commentaries of BaekSangnugi, there are many ethical assesment on the main character's behavior, and they are all negative judgement. Considering that the author himself made the commentaries on his own story, it is very interesting aspect. It seems that to slander his own story was the one of the author's writing strategy to block out other's hard blame on him in advance. Lastly, we can find quite many elements in the commentaries of BaekSangnugi which is very similar to the features found in Jinshengtan's commentaries on Xixiangji. In addition to imitating the format of the commentaries, the high praise on the works, the emphasis on the kaleidoscope of writing, frequent exposing of subjective appreciation, the instructive advice for the readers named "precious talented men all around the world普天下錦繡才子", the emphasis on the lifelike description of characters and the structure of the story are the main features of the commentaries of BaekSangnugi affected by Jinshengtan's commentaries on Xixiangji. These features are obvious evidences that shows that the author of BaekSangnugi was greatly affected by Jinshengtan's commentaries on Xixiangji.