SuperheroBANNER

Review: Wayfarer: New Fiction By Korean Women

Wayfarer: New Fiction by Korean Women is edited by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton, which is typically an indication that the contents will be of high value and quality. The introduction, which is uncredited but sounds like the work of the Fultons, is a quick gloss of the historical position that women writers inhabited; to put…

KTLIT on 1013 Main Street (TBS eFM): The collection “Waxen Wings”

After choking on a question the week before (“what authors are in the collection Waxen Wings?”), I came back last week to answer the question and describe the book (edited by Bruce Fulton). You can hear that segment in its entirety, below.   http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/120306_CharlesM.mp3 iPod or download here http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/120306_CharlesM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Oh Jung-hee goes up on the Wikipedia

Strange Oh Jung-hee wasn’t there, because she’s had a quite a great deal translated, but now she is, and if you have any additional info on her, feel free to send it to me. It looks a little like this:   Oh Jung-hee From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Oh Jung-Hee Occupation Novelist Nationality South Korea…

Review of the Groundbreaking new Short Fiction Collection: “Waxen Wings: The Acta Korean Anthology of Short Fiction from Korea”

Waxen Wings: The Acta Korean Anthology of Short Fiction from Korea, edited by Bruce Fulton, is a  breakthrough in the translation and publishing of Korean short stories into English. It is the first collection of such stories that I have read in which it seemed that the criteria for choosing works included a simple analysis…

Chinatown by Oh Jung Hee

The Portable Library of Korean Literature • Short Fiction • 22 • Jimoondang Publishing • Seoul The Portable Library of Korean Literatures’ twenty-second imprint is Chinatown by Oh Jung Hee (Also romanized as O chonghui, O Chong-hui). This contains three stories, the eponymous Chinatown, Wayfarer, and The Release. These stories have been translated by the…