• Event
    • United Kingdom

    LTI Korea Signs MOU with British Centre for Literary Translation and the National Centre for Writing, Participates in Summer School

    2018/07/22 to 2018/07/28
    LTI Korea Signs MOU with British Centre for Literary Translation and the National Centre for Writing, Participates in Summer School In 2015, the Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) (President: Kim Sa-in) sponsored the addition of a Korean-English translation course at the annual...
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    • E-Book

    The White BookHan Kang

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker International Prize From Booker Prize-winner and literary phenomenon Han Kang, a lyrical and disquieting exploration of personal grief, written through the prism of the color white While on a writer's residency, a nameless narrator wanders the twin white worlds...
    • Article
    • English

    Han Kang and the Complexity of Translation

    U.S.A.
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    Jan. 15,2019
    The English-language versions of Han’s work have won wide acclaim. Are they faithful to the original?
  • Love for Imperfect Things

    U.S.A.
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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary essays
    Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet : "The world could surely use a little more love, a little more compassion, and a little more wisdom. In Love for Imperfect Things, Haemin Sunim...
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    Reading Korean literature in the era of the Korean novelist

    Republic of Korea
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    Jan 15, 2019
    Korea has a rich and fast-growing library of modern literature. The list of writers of novels, short stories, and other works is long. Korean writers have taken a significant place in world literature. Their translators are also making names for themselves. These Korean writers, some contemporary...
    • Book Review
    • English

    Rae Meadows's Reviews : The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    Sep 27, 2016

    This novel is haunting, violent, moving, and utterly compelling. It's told in three parts, around a young woman named Yeong-hye, who we never hear from other than some descriptions of her terrifying dreams which led her to become a vegetarian. But she is the central character, the fulcrum for...

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    Navidad Thelamour's Reviews : The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    Jun 09, 2016

    “Though the ostensible reason for her not wanting Yeong-hye to be discharged, the reason that she gave the doctor, was this worry about a possible relapse, now she was able to admit to herself what had really been going on. She was no longer able to cope with all that her sister reminded her of...

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    • English

    Justin's Reviews : The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    Dec 05, 2016

    Honestly, in this case, I'm much more interested in reading other people's reviews of the book rather than writing my own. I just feel like there are so many layers here, so many things that need to be discussed, so many unique interpretations, so many questions...

     

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    Joseph's Reviews : The Vegetarian

    U.S.A.
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    Jan 16, 2016

    The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a South Korean novel told in three parts. Kang is the daughter of novelist Han Seung-won. She has gone on to win the Yi Sang Literary Prize (2005), Today's Young Artist Award, and the Korean Literature Novel Award. As of summer 2013, Han teaches creative writing at...

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