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사하맨션

About the Original Works

Original Title
사하맨션
Title Romanization
Sahamaensyeon
English Title (Printed)
-
Classification

KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Cho Nam-ju
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2019
Publisher
-
ISBN
9788937441257
Main Characters
Do-gyeong, Jin-gyeong, Su
Subject/Theme
Virtual city-state, displaced people, refugee community, market logic, fear and anxiety

About the Author

  • Cho Nam-ju
  • Birth : 1978 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Nam-ju
  • Family Name : Cho
  • Korean Name : 조남주
  • ISNI : 0000000460558831
  • Works : 66
Plot

Do-gyeong committed murder in the home country and fled to Saha Mansion with his older sister, Jin-gyeong. There, Su, a resident of the city-state (town), where people are divided into two groups--residency holders and temporary visa holders, is found murdered while Do-gyeong disappears. The police point to Do-gyeong as the culprit and begins their investigation, yet Saha Mansion remains loosely guarded as before the murder. Although the murder causes chaos, the people of Saha Mansion remain undivided, and its residents including Eun-jin and Granny Kkotnim protect each other. Outside the city-state, another new community has formed.

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

This is a novel by Cho Nam-ju, published in 2019. Cho, an author who portrayed the lives of women who were alienated and cut off from society in her 2016 novel Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982, portrayed the shadows and pains of those who were pushed out by the capitalist logic in her novel Saha Mansion. The main setting of the novel, “Saha Mansion” is a virtual space where people who are unable to be part of the system live. “Saha” refers to those who are rejected by the mainstream society for economic, social, and political reasons, and “Saha Mansion” is a refugee community where they live. The author shows the alienated present and the unforeseeable future of the people of “Saha Mansion” on the outskirts of the city-state.

2019년에 출간된 조남주의 장편소설이다. 2016년 장편<82년생 김지영>으로 사회로부터 소외되고 단절된 여성의 삶을 핍진하게 그렸던 작가 조남주가 <사하맨션>에서는 자본의 논리에 의해 밀려난 사람들의 그늘과 고통을 그렸다. 소설의 주요한 배경인 '사하멘션'은 시스템 안에 들어  올 수 없는 사람들이 모여있는 가상의 공간이다. '사하'는 경제적이고 사회적이며 정치적인 이유로 주류 사회에서 거부당한 사람들을 가리키는 말이고, '사하맨션'은 그렇게 밀려난 사람들이 모여 사는 난민공동체라고 할 수 있다. 작가는 도시국가의 밖에 놓여 있는 '사하맨션' 사람들의 소외된 현재와 보이지 않는 미래를 보여주고 있다.

Translated Books7 See More

  • Chinese(汉语) Book
    薩哈公寓
    Cho Nam-ju et al / 趙南柱 / 2020 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Indonesian(Bahasa Indonesia) Book
    Saha Mansion
    Cho Nam-ju et al / Cho Nam-joo / 2021 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Japanese(日本語) Book
    サハマンション
    Cho Nam-ju et al / チョ・ナムジュ / 2021 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks4 See More

  • English(English) E-Books
    Saha
    Cho Nam-ju et al / Cho Nam-joo / 2022 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) Audiobooks
    Saha
    Cho Nam-ju et al / Cho Nam-joo / 2022 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) Audiobooks
    Saha
    Cho Nam-ju et al / Cho Nam-joo / 2022 / KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century