Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

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About the Original Works

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Original Title
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Title Romanization
Myeolchi
Title Sub
김주영 장편소설
English Title (Printed)
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Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Kim Juyeong
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2002
Publisher
문이당
ISBN
8974561786
The Series
창비시선 ; 301
Main Characters
Narrator, father, Dalgu
Subject/Theme
Absence of mother, life force of nature, longing, growth

About the Author

  • Kim Juyeong
  • Birth : 1939 ~ -
  • Occupation : Writer
  • First Name : Juyeong
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김주영
  • ISNI : -
  • Works : 22
Plot

The narrator waits for his mother, who ran away, disillusioned with the authoritarian and patriarchal image of her husband, even though he doesn’t know if she swill every return home. As time goes by, the conflict between his father and uncle grows, but I grow up relying on the two of them. 

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

This is a novel by Kim Juyeong, published in 200. Set in a rural town, which is frequently featured in the author’s works, it tells the story of a mother who ran away and the protagonist’s longing for her.

2002년에 출간된 김주영의 장편소설이다. 작가가 즐겨사용하는 시골을 배경으로 사라진 어머니와 그리움에 대하여 말하고 있다.

Translated Books2

  • Chinese(汉语) Book Available
    鳀鱼
    金周荣 / 金周荣 / 2010 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • German(Deutsch) Book Available
    Sardellen
    KIM Jooyoung / KIM Jooyoung / 2007 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century