LOL.. beyond ridiculous…. I guess they’ll be exporting these books to all those other countries that only speak Korean?
Ch’oe Yun’s short story The Last of Hanak’o is published bi-lingually by Asia Publishers. Ch’oe has been described by critics as an author who focuses on the internal state of her characters rather than the external events that may have shaped them. The original Korean title “하나코는 없다” (literally Hanak’o isn’t here) might some insight into [...]
Two contributors, the Editor and the Translator arrived at Le Café, near exit 7 of Yangjae Station, about 15 minutes in advance of our meeting. Our photographer arrived a few minutes later, and author Han Gang arrived exactly at the stroke of 3, as we had arranged. Then, she was quickly bustled off to a [...]
An interesting additional piece, Reclaiming North Korean Literature, by Shirley Lee, which Words Without Borders added after their first “collection” of pieces on North Korean literature, which KTLIT talked about here. One of Ms. Lee’s money quotes is: The literature of North Korean exiles is written from a viewpoint we feel we can identify with, [...]
Yeesh, first draft done (BTW, none of this draft would have been possible without the awesome, AWESOME work of my student 윤재선, who someone should immediately offer a job^^). Anyone who wants to tear it up, should feel free.^^ INTRODUCTION Katherine Reiss and Hans Vermeer’s Skopos Theory, developed at the end of the 1970s, argues [...]
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