Jiangnan,south of the Yangtze River,is a special region of China . As a geographic term,the territory it represented underwent many changes in history,while it also had abundant economic and cultural connotations . There were many poems describing Jiangnan in the Tang Dynasty and various images of the region emerged in China . Korean images of Jiangnan in the Ming and Qing Dynasties were affected by the Chinese literatures and they developed their local characteristics .On the one hand,Korean scholars adopted Chinese images of Jiangnan. They praised the sceneries of Chinese Jiangnan,expressing their sorrowful feelings and nostalgia .On the other hand,they borrowed the Chinese images of Jiangnan and merged the scenery of the Korean Jiangnaninto their works . The word Jiangnanpossessed new geographic contents . The geographic region denoted by the word Jiangnanhad no limit in China,but the Korean Jiangnan created geographic images of Korean scenes . Moreover,in Ming-Qing transitions,Korea was forced to subject itself to the Qingconquest but it identifieditself as a Mingcultural adherent .As a result,the images of Chinese Jiangnan in Korean literatures had some more political and cultural bearings of the Ming Dynasty.