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The lone room of Kyung-Sook Shin's Seoul

About the Article

Article
http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2015/09/korean-literature
Journal
The Economist
Issued Date
September 09, 2015
Page
-
Language
English(English)
Country
UNITED STATES
City
-
Book
The Girl Who Wrote Loneliness
Writer
Shin Kyung-sook
Translator
Ha-yun Jung

About the Author

  • Kyung-Sook Shin
  • Birth : 1963 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Kyung-sook
  • Family Name : Shin
  • Korean Name : 신경숙
  • ISNI : 000000008374681X
  • Works : 102
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  • English(English)

"Please Look After Mom", Ms Shin's poignant examination of of how Korea's evolution has impacted the different generations, gave birth to these other translations. But her later works are still more profound. They describe South Korea in the 1970s and 1980s, when workers fought to unionise against intolerable factory conditions, and a youth movement faced a bloody government crackdown to fight for democracy. It was these turbulent times and dark places that birthed the writer in Ms Shin.   Source: http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2015/09/korean-literature

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    VIOLETS
    Kyung-Sook Shin / 신경숙 / 2022

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