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On the Eve of the Uprising

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Translated by Sunyoung Park in collaboration with Jefferson J.A. Gatrall
Publication Year: 
2010
Publication Number: 
149

Translations of six classic stories from colonial Korea (1910-1945) as well as from the time of liberation (1945-1948). Each piece takes a different perspective on a defining process in Korean history -- the colonization and modernization under Japanese rule. The editor's introduction places the collection in the context of modern Korean literary history, short biographies precede each story.

CONTENTS

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction

1. Yom Sangsop ~ Mansejon, 1924"On the Eve of the Uprising"

2. Ch'oe Sohae ~ T'alch'ulgi, 1924"Escape"

3. Na Tohyang ~ Pngori Samnyongi, 1925"Samnyong the Mute"

4. Pak T'aewon ~ Sosolga Kubo Ssi ui iril, 1934" A Day in the Life of Kubo the Novelist"

5. Kim Namchon ~ Maek, 1941"Barley"

6. Yi T'aejun ~ Haebang chonhu, 1946"Before and After Liberation"

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ISBN (hardcover): 
9781933947198
Price (hardcover): 
$35.00
ISBN (paperback): 
9781933947495
Price (paperback): 
$29.00