Podcast: On 1013 Main Street talking Yi Mun-yol’s “Our Twisted Hero”

Me on TBS eFM’s 1013 Main Street. In honor of Teacher’s Day and the upcoming anniversaries of the Gwangju Rebellion and Massacre, we discussed Yi Mun Yol’s brilliant Our Twisted Hero, which manages to pack a ton of political-allegorical punch into a slight novella obstensibly about boys in a classroom in rural Korea. http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/1205120515_charles.mp3 for…

KTLIT on TBS eFM’s 1013 Main Street

Posting may be light for the next few weeks as we travel around the United States (although this means the Translator and Editor will have a bit of time to get their drink on!), but for now, a sound-file with Charles Montgomery of KTLIT talking a bit about humor in translated Korean literature, some other…

PageTurner on TBS eFM: Problems With Current Translation Approaches

Another exciting edition of PageTurner on TBS eFM. Michael Rhee and KTLIT’s own Charles Montgomery talk about some problems with current translation approaches that have been revealed by research into book sales and popularity. The short version: Publish outside of Korea to VASTLY increase the chances of success. page1108_4 http://www.ktlit.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/page1108_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…