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  • The Human Jungle
    The Human Jungle (English, Paperback) Cho Chongnae

    This muckraking novel by one of Korea's greatest living writers portrays China at the dawn of its global economic dominance.

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  • The Future of Silence: Fiction by Korean Women
    The Future of Silence: Fiction by Korean Women (English, Paperback) Ju-Chan Fulton

    Stories by Korean women from the 1960s to 2000s illuminate the complex lives, psyches and struggles of women.

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  • Another Man's City
    Another Man's City (English, Paperback) Choi In-Ho

    Another Man's City is structured as a virtual-reality narrative manipulated by an entity referred to variously as the Invisible Hand or Big Brother. The scenario is reminiscent of Peter Weir's 1998 filmThe Truman Show and Kazuo Ishiguro's novel The Unconsoled. The novel begins with a series of seemingly minor juxtapositions of the familiar and the strange, as a result of which the protagonist, K,...

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  • The Dwarf
    The Dwarf (English, Paperback) Cho Se-Hui

    Focuses on the dark side of South Korea's "economic miracle". First published in 1978, this work talks about the painful social costs of reckless industrialization, and portrays the spiritual malaise of the rich and powerful and a working class subject to forces beyond its control.

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  • Sunset
    Sunset (English, Hardback) Bruce Fulton

    Ch'ae Manshik is one of the most accomplished writers of modern Korea yet is underrepresented in English translation because of the challenges posed by his distinctive voice and colloquial style.

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  • River of Fire and Other Stories
    River of Fire and Other Stories (English, Hardback) Chong-hui O

    O Chonghui crafts historically-rooted yet timeless tales imagining core human experiences from a female point of view. Since her debut in 1968, she has formed a powerful challenge to the patriarchal literary establishment in Korea. These nine stories range from O Chonghui's first published work to one of her last publications. O Chonghui's narrators stand in for the average individual, struggling to cope with emotional rootlessness and a yearning for permanence in family and society.

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  • Lost Souls
    Lost Souls (English, Hardback) Hwang Sunwon

    These captivating short stories portray three major periods in modern Korean history: the forces of colonial modernity during the late 1930s; the postcolonial struggle to rebuild society after four decades of oppression, emasculation, and cultural exile (1945 to 1950); and the attempt to reconstruct a shattered land and a traumatized nation after the Korean War....

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  • There a Petal Silently Falls
    There a Petal Silently Falls (English, Hardback) Ch'oe Yun

    Inspired by the Kwangju Massacre of 1980, in which 2,000 civilians were killed for protesting the government's military rule, this novella recounts the wanderings of a girl traumatized by her mother's murder and exemplifies the injustice of state-sanctioned violence against women.

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  • Sunset
    Sunset (English, Paperback) Bruce Fulton

    Ch'ae Manshik is one of the most accomplished writers of modern Korea yet is underrepresented in English translation because of the challenges posed by his distinctive voice and colloquial style.

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  • River of Fire and Other Stories
    River of Fire and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Chong-hui O

    O Chonghui crafts historically-rooted yet timeless tales imagining core human experiences from a female point of view. Since her debut in 1968, she has formed a powerful challenge to the patriarchal literary establishment in Korea. These nine stories range from O Chonghui's first published work to one of her last publications. O Chonghui's narrators stand in for the average individual, struggling to cope with emotional rootlessness and a yearning for permanence in family and society.

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  • The Moving Fortress
    The Moving Fortress (English, Paperback) Hwang Sunwon

    This novel offers a panorama of Korea and Koreans coming to terms with the confrontation of tradition with modernity. Contemporary events, such as the demolition of a squatter neighbourhood, as well as flashbacks to the Korean War, help to set the social and historical context of the novel.

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  • Trees on a Slope
    Trees on a Slope (English, Hardback) Hwang Sun-Won

    Hwang Sun-won (1915-2000) is one of modern Korea's masters of narrative prose. "Trees on a Slope" (1960) is one of the few Korean novels to describe in detail the physical and psychological horrors of the Korean War. It is an assured, forceful depiction of three young soldiers in the South Korean army during the latter stages of the war.

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  • The Columbia Companion to Modern East Asian Literature
    The Columbia Companion to Modern East Asian Literature (English, Hardback) Kirk Denton, Bruce Fulton

    With more than one hundred articles that show how a host of authors and literary movements have contributed to the general literary development of their respective countries, this companion is an essential starting point for the study of East Asian literatures.

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  • Modern Korean Fiction
    Modern Korean Fiction (English, Paperback) Bruce Fulton

    Presenting stories from neglected female, North Korean, and wolbuk writers (those who migrated to the North after 1945 and whose works were widely banned in South Korea) and by bringing politically engaged works together with experimental ones, this anthology articulates the ruptures and resolutions that have marked the peninsula.

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  • Land of Exile: Contemporary Korean Fiction
    Land of Exile: Contemporary Korean Fiction (English, Hardback) Marshall R. Pihl, Bruce Fulton

    An anthology of contemporary Korean fiction including: "The Wife and Children"; "The Post Horse Curse"; "Mountains"; "Kapitan Ri"; "The Winter"; and "A Dream of Good Fortune".

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  • Land of Exile: Contemporary Korean Fiction
    Land of Exile: Contemporary Korean Fiction (English, Paperback) Marshall R. Pihl, Bruce Fulton

    An English language anthology of post-1945 Korean short fiction, this work looks at the history, society, and culture of contemporary South Korea, reflecting the poignant motif of exile in Korea's experience of modernity.

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  • The Moving Fortress
    The Moving Fortress (English, Hardback) Hwang Sunwon

    This novel offers a panorama of Korea and Koreans coming to terms with the confrontation of tradition with modernity. Contemporary events, such as the demolition of a squatter neighbourhood, as well as flashbacks to the Korean War, help to set the social and historical context of the novel.

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  • The Red Room
    The Red Room (English, Paperback) Bruce Fulton

    Modern Korean fiction is to a large extent a literature of witness to the historic upheavals of twentieth-century Korea. This book contains stories that examine trauma as a simple fact of life.

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  • The Red Room
    The Red Room (English, Hardback) Bruce Fulton

    Modern Korean fiction is to a large extent a literature of witness to the historic upheavals of twentieth-century Korea. This book contains stories that examine trauma as a simple fact of life.

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  • Land of Exile
    Land of Exile (English, Paperback) Marshall R. Pihl, Bruce Fulton

    An anthology of contemporary Korean fiction including: "The Wife and Children"; "The Post Horse Curse"; "Mountains"; "Kapitan Ri"; "The Winter"; and "A Dream of Good Fortune".

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