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Reading Korean literature in the era of the Korean novelist

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Article
https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/01/113_261962.html
Journal
The Korea Times
Issued Date
January 15, 2019
Page
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Language
English(English)
Country
SOUTH KOREA
City
Seoul
Book
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Writer
Kim Eunguk , Shin Kyung-sook , Kang Kyung-ae , Kim Yujung , Pyun Hye Young , Han Kang

About the Author

  • Kang Kyung-ae
  • Birth : 1906 ~ 1943
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Kyung-ae
  • Family Name : Kang
  • Korean Name : 강경애
  • ISNI : 0000000083968420
  • Works : 20
Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

Korea has a rich and fast-growing library of modern literature. The list of writers of novels, short stories, and other works is long. Korean writers have taken a significant place in world literature. Their translators are also making names for themselves. These Korean writers, some contemporary and some from times past but reborn through modern editions and translations, not only represent the best of Korean literature, they are being received and honored globally. Many of these Korean writers are equal to the great writers of other cultures and countries. 

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