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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

감자

About the Original Works

Original Title
감자
Title Romanization
Gamja
Title Sub
短篇小說集
English Title(Printed)
Sweet Potato: Collected Short Stories by Kim Tongin
Classification

KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

Author
Kim Dong-in
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1935
Publisher
漢城圖書
ISBN
-
Main Characters
Pong-nyo, Mr. Wang, husband
Subject/Theme
Poverty, environmental determinism, naturalism

About the Author

  • Kim Dong-in
  • Birth : 1900 ~ 1951
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Dongin
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김동인
  • ISNI : -
  • Works : 50
Plot

The titular short story “Sweet Potato,” tells the story of a poor but well-bred Pong-nyo, who is sold into marriage for money. Her lazy and abusive husband doesn't bring in any money, and they grow poorer. Pong-nyo is forced into prostitution, but she becomes increasingly depraved as she gets a taste of money.

Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • English(English)
  • Korean(한국어)

This work expresses the influence of environmental factors on human morality in an objective tone.

환경적 요인이 인간 도덕에 미치는 영향을 객관적인 문체로 표현한 작품이다.

Translated Books4 See More

  • English(English) Book Available
    Sweet Potato
    Kim Dong-in et al / Kim Tong-in / 2017 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story
  • English(English) Book Available
    Potatoes
    Kim Dong-in et al / Kim Tong-in / 2014 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story
  • Czech(Český Jazyk) Book
    Batáty
    Kim Dong-in et al / Kim Dong-in / 1988 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) E-Books
    Sweet Potato
    Kim Dong-in et al / Kim Tong-in / 2017 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story