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    Friend : A Novel from North KoreaPaek Nam-nyong

    Paek Nam-nyong's Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement begins to investigate the case, the story unfolds into a broader consideration of love and marriage...
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    Friend: A Novel from North Korea

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    2020
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Paek Nam-nyong’s Friend is a tale of marital intrigue, abuse, and divorce in North Korea. A woman in her thirties comes to a courthouse petitioning for a divorce. As the judge who hears her statement...
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    The Tale of Cho UngAnonymous

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    2018
    The Tale of Cho Ung is one of the most widely read and beloved stories of Chosŏn Korea. The anonymously written tale recounts the adventures of protagonist Cho Ung as he fearlessly confronts and overcomes obstacles and grows into a heroic young man. As a child, Ung flees a wicked tyrant who...
  • The Tale Of CHO UNG

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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Classics
    The Tale of Cho Ung is one of the most widely read and beloved stories of Chosŏn Korea. The anonymously written tale recounts the adventures of protagonist Cho Ung as he fearlessly confronts and...
  • SUNSET: A CH'AE MANSHIK READER

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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    This anthology moves beyond the usual “representative works” to provide a well-rounded selection of writing by one of Korea’s most innovative and memorable voices, drawing on Ch'ae's ten-volume...
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    Dust and Other StoriesT'aejun Yi

    Yi T'aejun was one of twentieth-century Korea's true masters of the short story—and a man who in 1946 stunned his contemporaries by moving to the Soviet-occupied northern zone of his country. In South Korea, where he is known today as "one who went north," Yi's work was banned until 1988. His...
  • Dust and Other Stories

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    2018
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    Dust and Other Stories offers a selection of Yi’s stories across time and place, showcasing a superb stylist caught up in the midst of his era’s most urgent ideological and aesthetic divides. This...
  • Premodern Korean Literary Prose

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    2017
    / Literature - Korean literature - Classics
    This anthology presents new translations of Korean prose works from the tenth to the nineteenth century. It offers insight into past Korean societies by highlighting genres that have largely not been...
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    For NirvanaOh-hyun Cho

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    2016
    Cho Oh-Hyun was born in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province, Korea and has lived in retreat in the mountains since becoming a novice monk at the age of seven. Writing under the Buddhist name Musan, he has composed hundreds of poems in seclusion, many in the sijo form, a relatively fixed syllabic...
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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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