• The island

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    2011
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    With its unique style and heart warming stories, The Island has attracted widespread public attention since it was published in Korea in 1991. The bulk of the work recounts childhood memories and has...
  • The dog thief

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    2005
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    As a college student, Chul-Woo Lim witnessed the Kwangju Uprising during which hundreds of pro-democracy protesters were massacred by the South Korean government of Chun Doo Hwan. Lim's desire to...
    • Event
    • Chile

    Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers

    2005/10/01 to 2005/12/30
    The 2005 Essay Contests on Korean Literature for Overseas Readers were held in seventeen regions from sixteen countries on various assigned works of Korean literature. The contests started with three countries in 2005 and eventually expanded the spectrum of participants from not just Korean Studies...