Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

광화사

About the Original Works

Original Title
광화사
Title Romanization
Gwanghwasa
English Title (Printed)
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Classification

KDC구분 > literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1910-1945

Author
Kim Dong-in
Co-Author
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Published Year
1935
Publisher
-
ISBN
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Main Characters
Solgeo, blind girl
Subject/Theme
Art, beauty

About the Author

  • Kim Dong-in
  • Birth : 1900 ~ 1951
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Dongin
  • Family Name : Kim
  • Korean Name : 김동인
  • ISNI : -
  • Works : 50
Plot

Solgeo, an homely painter, sets out to find a model for his painting of the most beautiful person in the world. Then one day, he meets a blind woman with pure beauty, and Solgeo begins to paint her. However, as his painting is nearing completion, Solgeo suddenly rapes her. Her beauty is lost along with her innocence, and Solgeo strangles her to death.

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

A work that shows the author Kim Dong-in’s extreme artistic view. It is considered unique in terms of techniques, as it shows the author's process of creating a novel as is.

1935년 잡지 <야담>에 발표한 단편소설이다. 소설가 김동인의 극단적 예술관을 보여주는 작품. 작가가 소설을 창작하는 과정을 그대로 보여줌으로써 기법적으로도 독특하다고 평가받는다.

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