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The Future of Silence

About the E-Books

Title Sub
Fiction by Korean Women
Author
O Chong-hui
Co-Author
So Young-en , Pak Wan-So , Gong Sun-Ok , Han Yu-joo , Gim Sa-gwa , Chon Un-yong , KIM Ae-ran , Kim Chi-Won
Translator
Bruce Fulton,Ju-Chan Fulton
Publisher
Zephyr Press
Published Year
2018
Country
UNITED STATES
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999

Original Title
순례자의 노래
Romanization of Original
Sullyejaui norae
Original Language

Korean(한국어)

ISBN
9781938890260
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Read

About the Author

  • OH JUNGHEE
  • Birth : 1947 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Jung Hee
  • Family Name : Oh
  • Korean Name : 오정희
  • ISNI : 0000000120329274
  • Works : 55
About the Original Work
  • 순례자의 노래
  • Author : OH JUNGHEE et al
  • Published Year : 1983
  • English Title : The Future of Silence
More About the Original Work
Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

These nine stories span half a century of contemporary writing in Korea (1970s–2010s), bringing together some of the most famous twentieth-century women writers with a new generation of young, bold voices. Their work explores a world not often seen in the West, taking us into the homes, families, lives and psyches of Korean women, men, and children.

In the earliest of the stories, Pak Wan-so, considered the elder stateswoman of contemporary Korean fiction, opens the door into two "Identical Apartments" where sisters-in-law, bound as much by competition as love, struggle to live with their noisy, extended families. O Chong-hui, who has been compared to Joyce Carol Oates and Alice Munro, examines a day in the life of a woman after she is released from a mental institution, while younger writers, such as Kim Sagwa, Han Yujoo and Ch'on Un-yong explore violence, biracial childhood, and literary experimentation. These stories will sometimes disturb and sometimes delight, as they illuminate complex issues in Korean life and literature.

Internationally acclaimed translators Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton have won several awards and fellowships for the numerous works of Korean literature they have translated into English.

Featuring these authors and stories:

Pak Wan-so: "Identical Apartments" Kim Chi-won: "Almaden" So Yong-un: "Dear Distant Love" O Chong-hui: "Wayfarer" Kong Son-ok: "The Flowering of Our Lives" Kim Ae-ran: "The Future of Silence" Han Yujoo: "I Am the Scribe—Or Am I" Kim Sagwa: "Today Is One of Those The-More-You-Move-the-Stranger-It-Gets Days, and It's Simply Amazing" Ch'on Un-yong: "Ali Skips Rope"

Source : https://lti.overdrive.com/media/9D694B4B-10D6-4B71-B493-7F3513A5914E

Translated Books4 See More

  • English(English) Book
    The Future of Silence
    O Chong-hui et al / 오정희 et al / 2015 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999
  • French(Français) Book
    Le Chant du pèlerin (Poche)
    OH JUNG-HI / 오정희 / 2003 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999
  • English(English) Book
    Wayfarer
    Kim Chi-wŏn et al / 김지원 et al / 1997 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999