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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

와사등

About the Original Works

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Original Title
와사등
Title Romanization
Wasadeung
English Title(Printed)
Gas Light
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Poetry > 20th century poetry > 1910-1945

Author
Kim Kwangkyun
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1939
Publisher
南蠻書店
ISBN
-
Main Characters
-
Subject/Theme
Modernism; image; rational lyricism 

About the Author

  • Kim Kwangkyun
  • Birth : 1914 ~ 1993
  • Occupation : Poet
  • First Name : Kwangkyun
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김광균
  • ISNI : 0000000081973031
  • Works : 9
Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • English(English)
  • Korean(한국어)

Published in 1939, this first collection by Kim Gwangkyun introduces 27 of his poems including the title poem “Gas Light,” which is considered one of the most representative modernist poems from the 1930s. The combination of lyricism and modernism is also evident in the collection’s other poems, such as “Snowy Night” and “Foreigner’s Village.” 

1939년에 출간된 김광균 시인의 첫 시집이다. 김광균 시인의 대표작인 <와사등>을 포함하여 27편의 시가 수록되어 있다. <와사등>은 1930년대 한국의 대표적인 모더니즘 시로 평가되며, 시집에 수록된 <외인촌>, <설야> 등은 서정성과 현대성의 융합을 지향하는 시인의 의식을 엿볼 수 있다.

Translated Books1

  • English(English) Book Available
    Gas Light
    Kim Gwang-Gyoon / Kim Gwang-Gyoon / 2007 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Poetry > 20th century poetry > 1910-1945