Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

물레방아

About the Original Works

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Original Title
물레방아
Title Romanization
mullebanga
English Title (Printed)
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Classification

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

Author
Na Do-hyang
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1976
Publisher
범우사
ISBN
-
The Series
K-포엣 시리즈
Main Characters
Bang-won, Bang-won’s wife, Shin Chi-gyu
Subject/Theme
Poverty, tenant farmer, love

About the Author

  • Na Do-hyang
  • Birth : 1902 ~ 1926
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Do-hyang
  • Family Name : Na
  • Korean Name : 나도향
  • ISNI : 0000000083760910
  • Works : 17
Plot

Despite being poor. Bang-won and his wife lead a happy life. However, when their landlord Shin Chi-gyu seduces Bang-won’s wife, who is exhausted from poverty, she betrays him. In anger, Bang-won kills his wife and then himself.

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

This is a short story by Na Do-hyang, published in Joseon Mundan in September 1925. Through its plot, in which a poor peasant loses his wife to his landlord, the story poses questions about the love of people in poverty.

1925년9월<조선문단>에 발표한 나도향의 단편이다. 가난한 소작농이 지주로부터 아내까지 빼앗기는 상황을 통해 가난한 자들의 사랑에 대해서 질문을 던지고 있다.

Translated Books1

  • Czech(Český Jazyk) Book
    Vodní mlyn
    Na To-hjang / Na To-hjang / 1987 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) E-Books
    The Water Mill
    Na Do-hyang / Na Do-hyang / 2013 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story