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    The Nine Cloud DreamKim Man-jung

    Korea's most prized literary masterpiece: a Buddhist journey questioning the illusions of human life—presented in a vivid new translation by PEN/Hemingway finalist Heinz Insu Fenkl *Named one of the year's most ancticipated books by The New York Times , The Millions , and i09* Often considered the...
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    Going Everywhere While Staying Put

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    May 3, 2019
    The Nine Cloud Dream (Kuunmong) by Kim Man-jung is a beguiling, multilayered vision where we follow characters from life to life through enchanted landscapes, love affairs, poetry and music competitions, politics, strategy, practical jokes, social advancement, and spiritual searching. Heinz Insu...
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    The Nine Cloud Dream

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    2019
    / Literature - Korean literature - Fiction
    Korea’s most prized literary masterpiece: a Buddhist journey questioning the illusions of human life—presented in a vivid new translation by PEN/Hemingway finalist Heinz Insu Fenkl *Named one of the...
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    The Nine Cloud Dream

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    Dec 10, 2018
    First written in the 17th century, Man-Jung’s rollicking fantasy is a many-layered pleasure, equal parts fairy tale, religious instruction, and ode to classical Chinese literature and society.
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    “The Nine Cloud Dream” by Kim Man-jung

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    Mar 8, 2019
    The Kuunmong, to give this book its Korean title, is described by its new translator as “the most elegant of Korea’s literary novels and one of the most beloved masterpieces of Korean literature.”
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    The Nine Cloud Dream

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    Feb 25, 2019
    The Nine Cloud Dream—Kuunmong in Korean—is a 17th century novel, regarded as a masterpiece of Korean literature, although it is set more than 1,000 year earlier in Tang Dynasty China.
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    Review: The Nine Cloud Dream by Kim Man-Jung Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl

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    Apr 5, 2019
    Whether you are a lover of Korean literature or someone entirely unfamiliar it, Heinz Insu Fenkl’s new translation of Kim Man-Jung’s 17th-century masterpiece The Nine Cloud Dream, recently published by Penguin, will be a revelation. Unlike earlier translators, such as James Scarth Gale and Richard...
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    Meeting with My BrotherYi Mun-Yol

    Yi Mun-yol's Meeting with My Brother is a sobering yet hopeful depiction of the volatile relationship between the divided Koreas. Yi, the narrator, is a South Korean university professor searching for his father, who defected to the North at the outbreak of war. Instead he finds his half-brother,...
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    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Yi Mun-yol's Meeting with My Brother is a sobering yet hopeful depiction of the volatile relationship between the divided Koreas. Yi, the narrator, is a South Korean university professor searching...

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