Monday, November 25, 2013

Korean Lit in the News

I know I haven't posted in a while, but I've come across a few things that I wanted to share.

Some interesting Korean literature related articles

Korean Lit Comes to America

Why Say Goodbye: Reterritorializing Working-class Literature in Contemporary Korea

From Pyongyang to Mars: Sci-fi, Genre and Literary Value in North Korea

In other news, the great people at Dalkey Archive Press have begun releasing their Korean Literature series.  They are releasing lots of new and great material.

Library of Korean Literature

The Uses of Uncertainty: Dalkey Archive's "Library of Korea" Series

Creating a Library of Korean Literature

Korean author Kim, Young-ha's Op-Ed piece in the NYT

Life Inside a Playstation

Currently reading

Garuda by Yi Mun-yŏl (이문열)

Hope to get up another Korean literature related post in the next few weeks.

As always, questions and comments always welcome.