Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

에세이스트의 책상

About the Original Works

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Original Title
에세이스트의 책상
Title Romanization
Eseiseuteuui chaeksang
Title Sub
배수아 장편소설
English Title(Printed)
A Greater Music
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Bae Su-ah
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2003
Publisher
문학동네
ISBN
8982817786
Main Characters
Narrator, M
Subject/Theme
Art, music and language, medium of art, meaning of writing

About the Author

  • Bae Su-ah
  • Birth : 1965 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Suah
  • Family Name : Bae
  • Korean Name : 배수아
  • ISNI : 0000000362669423
  • Works : 22
Plot

The narrator breaks up with M, whom she once loved, and lives a meaningless life. Memories of the music M had listened to and the books M had read come to mind when she goes for a walk or hangs out with friends. Through M, whose world was made up of music and books, the narrator thinks about love again. 

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

This is a novel by Bae Su-ah, published in 2003. This story uses language and music as artistic media. It can be read as a story about the meaning of writing or an essay. The author’s unique sense of language and thought about the world unfold across the boundary of different genres. 

2003년에 출간된 배수아의 장편소설이다. 작품은 예술의 매개로서의 언어와 음악을 제재로 삼은 이야기다. 또한 글쓰기의 의미나 에세이에 관한 이야기로 읽힐 수 있다. 작가의 독특한 언어감각과 세계에 대한 사유가 장르적인 경계를 넘나들며 펼쳐져 있다. 

Translated Books1

  • English(English) Book
    A Greater Music
    Bae SuAh / Bae SuAh / 2016 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) E-Books
    A Greater Music
    Bae SuAh / Bae SuAh / 2016 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century