Original Works

We provide information on Korean literature titles (classical, modern and contemporary) in multiple languages.

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  • 친절한 복희씨

    Chinjeolhan Bokuissi

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 2007 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century > Short Story

    2007년에 출간된 박완서의 소설집이다. 표제작을 비롯하여 , , 등 모두 9편의 단편이 수록되어 있다. 작가는 노년의 화자들을 통해 시시하고 비루한 삶에 대한 아름다움과 그리움을 드러낸다. 또한 소시민들의 일상을 작가 특유의 재치와 유머로 그려내어 공감대를 넓히고 있다.

  • 한국테마문학선집:한국음식 편

    Hanguk tema munhak seonjip: Hanguk eumsing pyeon

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Youn Dae-Nyeong et al / 윤대녕 et al / 2006 / literature > Korean Literature > Complete Collection, Library > Complete Collection & Library (more than 2 writers)

  • 박완서 단편소설선

    Bagwanseo danpyeonsoseolseon

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 2006 / literature > Korean Literature > Complete Collection, Library > Complete Collection (individual)

  • 그 남자네 집

    Geu namjane jip

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 2004 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

    This novel was published in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Hyundae Munhak, based on the short story of the same titled that was published in Literature and Society in 2002. It reminisces about the unfulfilled first love set in post-Korean War society.

  • 자전거 도둑

    Jajeongeo doduk

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 2000 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

    1979년 출간된 박완서의 동화집에 수록된 동화다. 작품은 서울로 취직한 주인공이 경험한 서울사람들의 이기심과 탐욕에 관한 이야기다.

  • 아주 오래된 농담

    Aju oraedoen nongdam

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 2000 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 21st century

    This is a novel by Park Wansuh, published in 2000. It unfolds the story with two main plots—Shim Yeong-bin’s affair and Song Gyeong-ho’s death. It deals with the truth and hypocrisy in which things are evaluated by capitalist standards, and shows a deep exploration of human nature.

  • 너무도 쓸쓸한 당신

    Neomudo sseulsseulhan dangsin

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 1998 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

    This is a collection of short stories by Park Wansuh, published in 1998. In the short stories, the author concentrates on the thoughts and feelings of people who go unnoticed in life, such as old couples, elderly people, and a mother with dementia. Through a deep understanding of humans, these stories give a new look at “the elderly.”

  • 한독단편소설선

    Handokdanpyeonsoseolseon

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh et al / 박완서 et al / 1997 / literature > Korean Literature > Complete Collection, Library > Complete Collection & Library (more than 2 writers)

    은 박완서(, ), 서영은(), 오정희(), 오탁번(), 홍성원() 등의 단편소설이 수록되어 있다.

  • 그 산이 정말 거기 있었을까

    Geu sani jeongmal geogi iseoseulkka

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 1995 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > 1945-1999

    This is an autobiographical novel by Park Wansuh, published in 1995. In this works, the author novelized the pain, wounds, and chaos she experienced from 1951 to 1953, including the Korean War, the death of her brother, and her own marriage.

  • 나의 가장 나종 지니인 것

    Naui gajang najong jiniin geot

    Korean(한국어) Printed/Published Work

    Park Wansuh / 박완서 / 1994 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

    This is a short story by Park Wansuh, published in the fall issue of Sangsang in 1993. Through a phone conversation between two people, this story conveys the grief of a mother who lost her son during a democratization movement in the 1980s. By exposing heavy and sensitive political and social issues through light chatter, the story questions the meaning of the bleak reality.