Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

채식주의자

About the Original Works

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Original Title
채식주의자
Title Romanization
Chaesikjuuija
Title Sub
한강 연작소설
English Title
The Vegetarian
Classification
literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
Author
Han Kang
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2007
Publisher
창비
ISBN
9788936433598
Anthology
-
Main Characters
Yeonghye, Inhye
Subject/Theme
Trauma; addiction; desire; art; death

About the Author

  • Han Kang
  • Birth : 1970 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Kang
  • Family Name : Han
  • Korean Name : 한강
  • ISNI : 0000000054537103
  • Works : 91
Plot

With Yeonghye as the central character, The Vegetarian is told in three parts from the perspective of three different narrators: a husband who does not understand his wife (“The Vegetarian”), Yeonghye's brother-in-law, who covets the Mongolian mark on his sister-in-law's buttocks (“Mongolian Mark”), and Inhye, who witnesses an affair between her husband and her sister, but has no choice but to accept it and carry on (“Flaming Trees”).

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

2007년에 출간된 한강의 연작소설집이다. 2016년 맨부커상을 수상했다. 연작소설집에는 <채식주의자>, <몽고반점>, <나무 불꽃>의 세 작품이 수록되어 있다. 이들 세 작품은 동일한 인물을 주인공으로 삼고 있지만 각각 다른 화자를 통해 이야기를 전개하고 있다. 작가는 상처받은 영혼의 고통과 인간의 욕망, 식물성, 존재, 죽음이라는 주제를 세 편의 작품을 통해 그려내고 있다.

The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a three-part novel published in 2007. It won the Man Booker International Prize in 2016. The novel contains three interconnected stories: “The Vegetarian,” “Mongolian Mark,” and “Flaming Trees.” Though the stories share the same central character, each is told by a different narrator. The author deals with the themes of trauma, human desire, vegetativeness, existence, and death.

Translated Books33 See more

  • Slovenian(Slovenščina) Book
    Vegetarijanka
    Han Kang / Han Kang / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Polish(Polski) Book
    Wegetarianka
    Han Gang / Han Gang / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Greek(Ελληνική) Book
    Η χορτοφάγος
    Χαν Γκανγκ / Χαν Γκανγκ / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks5 See more

  • German(Deutsch) Ebook
    Die Vegetarierin: Roman
    Han Kang / Han Kang / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) AudioBook
    [Audio Book] The Vegetarian
    Han Kang / Han Kang / 2016 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • English(English) Ebook
    The Vegetarian
    Han Kang / Han Kang / 2015 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century