Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

동백꽃

About the Original Works

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Original Title
동백꽃
Title Romanization
Dongbaekkkot
English Title(Printed)
The camellias
Classification

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

Author
Kim Yujung
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1936
Publisher
-
ISBN
-
Main Characters
Narrator, Jeomsun
Subject/Theme
Innocent love of 17-year-olds, relationship between supervisors and tenant farmers

About the Author

  • Kim Yujung
  • Birth : 1908 ~ 1937
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Yujung
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김유정
  • ISNI : 0000000080701819
  • Works : 30
Plot

Jeomsun hands the baked potato to the narrator, which the narrator turns down. Embarrassed, Jeomsun brings a rooster from home and makes it fight the narrator’s rooster. Angry, the narrator beats her rooster with a stick, killing it. Then he fears that he will be scolded by the farm’s supervisor for killing the rooster. At this time, Jeomsun convinces him that everything will be okay if he just listens to her. So the narrator follows Jeomsun’s lead. 

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

This is a short story by Kim Yu-jeong, published in Jogwang in May 1936. It paints a humorous picture of the love between an innocent boy and girl from the countryside, based on the relationship between tenant farmers and their supervisor.

1936년 5월 <조광>에 발표된 김유정의 단편소설이다. 순박한 시골 남녀의 사랑을 마름과 소작인의 관계를 토대로 유머러스하게 그려내고 있다.

Translated Books3

  • German(Deutsch) Book Available
    Kamelien
    Kim Yujong / Kim Yujong / 2013 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story
  • Chinese(汉语) Book Available
    山茶花
    金裕贞 / 金裕贞 / 2010 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story
  • English(English) Book Available
    The camellias
    Kim Yu-Jeong / Kim Yu-Jeong / 2002 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story