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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

오래된 일기

About the Original Works

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Original Title
오래된 일기
Title Romanization
Oraedoen Ilgi
Title Sub
이승우 소설집
English Title(Printed)
The Old Diary
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Lee Seung-U
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2009
Publisher
창비
ISBN
9788936437084
Main Characters
-
Subject/Theme
Violence; guilt; writing; self-identity

About the Author

  • Lee Seung-U
  • Birth : 1959 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Seung-U
  • Family Name : Lee
  • Korean Name : 이승우
  • ISNI : 000000045302126X
  • Works : 29
Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • Korean(한국어)
  • English(English)

2008년에 출간된 이승우의 소설집이다. 표제작을 비롯하여 <무슨 일이든, 아무 일도>, <방>, <타인의 집>등 모두 9편의 단편이 수록되어 있다. 작가는 아버지의 죽음에 대해 죄의식으로 인해 소설을 쓰기 시작한 아들, 폭력에 시달리는 남자, 가족과의 불화로 쫓겨난 남자 등을 주인공으로 삼아 일상적인 것이 예외적인 것이며 황량하고 보잘 것없는 현실이 보통의 모습이라고 말하고 있다.

Published in 2008, this short story collection by Lee Seung-u introduces nine of his stories including “Whatever, Whichever,” “Room,” and “The House of the Other.” A man who starts to write a novel from his guilt over his father’s death, a man who is subject to physical violence, and a man who is driven out of his home are the characters of these stories, and in them, the writer points out that what we consider mundane is exceptional, and that what we think of as bleak and negligible is a portrait of everyday life. 

Translated Books1

  • French(Français) Book Available
    Le Vieux Journal
    Lee Seung-u / Lee Seung-u / 2013 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century