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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

철수

About the Original Works

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Original Title
철수
Title Romanization
Cheolsu
English Title(Printed)
Nowhere to Be Found
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century

Author
Bae Su-ah
Co-Author
-
Published Year
1998
Publisher
Writer정신
ISBN
8972880973
The Series
Moonji Selected Great Fiction
Main Characters
The narrator, her boyfriend Cheolsu
Subject/Theme
Poverty; cynicism; nihilism; maladjustment

About the Author

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

Ground down by poverty, the narrator is cynical about life. Her boyfriend Cheolsu used to be like her, but after serving in the military he has become more realistic, placing greater value on his desires. Noticing this change in his personality, the narrator decides to leave him and devote more time to herself.

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

1998년에 출간된 배수아의 장편소설이다. 작품은 가난한 현실과 일상에 대한 냉소로 사람들 사이에서 적응하지 못하고 자신만의 절대적인 고립 속으로 침잠하는 주인공을 그렸다. 작가 특유의 깊이 있는 시선으로 인간내면의 무의미와 허무를 그렸다.

This novel by Bae Su-ah was published in 1998. The main character is unable to adapt to reality, withdrawing from the world and sinking into cynicism. The author depicts the emptiness that resides within.

Translated Books1

  • English(English) Book Available
    Nowhere to Be Found
    Bae SuAh / Bae SuAh / 2015 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) E-Books
    Cheolsu
    Suah Bae / Suah Bae / 2014 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century