Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

수인:황석영 자전

About the Original Works

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Original Title
수인:황석영 자전
Title Romanization
English Title(Printed)
The Prisoner
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

Author
Hwang Sok-yong
Co-Author
-
Published Year
2017
Publisher
-
ISBN
9788954645768
Main Characters
-
Subject/Theme
-

About the Author

  • Hwang Sok-yong
  • Birth : 1943 ~ -
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Sok-yong
  • Family Name : Hwang
  • Korean Name : 황석영
  • ISNI : 0000000121322250
  • Works : 121
Plot

In this memoir, Hwang Sok-yong details his life experiences, from his birth in Japanese-controlled Manchuria in 1943, his early childhood in Pyeongyang, and his relocation to Seoul – where he witnessed the Korean War and the April Revolution in 1960 – to his later participation in the Vietnam War as a conscripted soldier, his visit to North Korea in 1989, and his subsequent self-exile and imprisonment. Hwang also describes his contributions to the pro-democracy struggle, throughout which he continued to write and produce literary works.

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

2017년 출간된 소설가 황석영의 자서전이다. 현대사의 굴곡과 파란을 고스란히 겪어온 그가 직접 쓴 기록이다. 만주에서 태어나고  평양에서 유년을 보낸 작가의 일생은 한국의 근현대사와 닿아있어서 문학적인 의미뿐 아니라 역사적인 측면에서도 중요한 기록이다.

This autobiography by the novelist Hwang Sok-yong was published in 2017. Written by Hwang-Sok-yong himself, it provides a narrative that situates his life within the context of modern and contemporary Korean history, with which his life experiences are inextricably linked. 

Translated Books4 See More

  • English(English) Book
    The Prisoner
    Hwang Sok yong / Hwang Sok yong / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • French(Français) Book
    LE PRISONNIER
    Hwang Sok yong / Hwang Sok yong / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century
  • Japanese(日本語) Book
    囚人[黄晳暎自伝]II――火焔のなかへ
    黄晳暎 / 黄晳暎 / 2020 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

E-Books & Audiobooks1

  • English(English) E-Books
    The Prisoner
    Hwang Sok-yong / Hwang Sok-yong / 2021 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century