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    • Danish

    Når historiens vold bliver til poesi

    Denmark
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    June 4, 2019
    ”Levende og døde” er en fremragende roman. Som Han Kangs første og prisbelønnede ”Vegetaren” var det. Den er et poetisk, men skånselsløst portræt af en historisk begivenhed, der giver dønninger selv i dag, en bog, der tager os med ind i et univers, hvor uskyld og vold prøver at leve sammen. Og...
    • Article
    • German

    Hinter der Hülle der Dinge

    Germany
    / /
    August 3, 2019
    Der Künstler Unhyong stellt Gipsabdrücke von Frauenhänden her. Besonders haben es ihm die warmen, zierlichen Hände der schwergewichtigen L. angetan. Doch dann macht L. eine Radikaldiät und verwüstet sein Atelier. Ein früher Roman der Koreanerin Han Kang über die Dinge und ihre Hülle ist nun ins...
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    • English

    Han Kang’s Novel Is a Politically Tinged Eulogy for a Dead Sister

    U.S.A.
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    February 25, 2019
    “The Vegetarian” and “Human Acts” introduced English-language readers to the explosive fiction of the South Korean writer Han Kang. Although her new novel, “The White Book,” occupies a somewhat quieter register, it too is formally daring, emotionally devastating and deeply political. Its relative...
    • Article
    • English

    After K-pop, translated Korean books are now the latest obsession — here are the top Korean authors you should read right now

    Singapore
    / /
    February 18, 2019
    From K-pop girl groups to the trend-setting runways of Seoul Fashion Week, South Korea has the world transfixed with their unique take on arts and culture. With more than 80 literary works set to be translated and published in 22 languages, Korean authors are now set to spark plenty of buzz in 2019...
    • Book
    • English

    Europa

    U.K
    / / /
    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Inah has been having nightmares. Nightmares of fish bones, fractals, and a marriage that ended under some unnamed violence. Walking the night streets with a man she has known for years, whose...
    • Book
    • Japanese

    文藝

    リニューアル第2弾。特集「韓国・フェミニズム・日本」 Source: https://books.rakuten.co.jp/rb/15944946/
    • Article
    • Portuguese

    Em “A vegetariana”, protagonista acorda de sonho para viver história erótica

    Brazil
    / /
    August 1, 2019
    "Quando certa manhã Yeonghye acordou de sonhos intranquilos, encontrou-se em sua cama metamorfoseada numa árvore. Yeonghye não é Gregor Samsa e a escritora sul-coreana Han Kang está longe de ser Kafka, mas não há como não lembrar de A metamorfose na leitura de A vegetariana, obra que rendeu a Kang...
    • Article
    • English

    Jess Cole’s 7 short books for each day of the week

    U.S.A
    / /
    July 10, 2019
    This is the longest of the books. The word page turner gets flipped around a lot, but I literally could not stop reading this novel. Floating between the narratives of torture victims and survivors, Human Acts recalls the 1980 Gwangju uprising in South Korea.
    • Book
    • Portuguese
    • Available

    O livro branco

    Portugal
    / / /
    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    O Livro Branco é uma meditação sobre a cor, que começa com uma simples lista de coisas brancas: a neve, o sal, a espuma das ondas, o papel, o arroz, os cabelos dos velhos, as cobertas em que a mãe da...
    • Article
    • Japanese

    『文藝』86年ぶり2度目の3刷決定 韓国文学・フェミニズムを特集

    Japan
    / /
    July 16, 2019
    今回3刷となる『文藝』2019年秋季号は特集「韓国・フェミニズム・日本」。ベストセラー『82年生まれ、キム・ジヨン』の著者チョ・ナムジュさんや、直木賞作家の西加奈子さんらによる日韓作家10人による短篇競作を中心に、韓国文学ブームの立役者・斎藤真理子さんと日本を代表する翻訳家のひとり・鴻巣友季子さんによる対談や、エッセイ・論考などで構成されている。

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