Ally Hwang

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    G678 Book Review of A Good Family by Seo Hajin

    10 March 2016
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    A Good Family

    United States of America
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    2015
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    This collection of eight stories—cynical and sympathetic by turns—represents the author’s attempt to document and understand the conflicts, resentments, hatreds, and anxieties of contemporary family...
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    All Walks of Life

    Republic of Korea
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    2013
    / Literature - Korean literature - Classics
    Wolchul Island is a story in which the leader of bandits is portrayed as a kind of popular hero. After the 17th century, in the Joseon Dynasty, the phenomenon of class differentiation in rural...
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    War & Exile

    Republic of Korea
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    2013
    / Literature - Korean literature - Classics
    While its story is set in a time of tremendous historical and political change, The Tale of Choe Cheok is not a story that concerns itself with the rise and fall of states or the challenges facing...
  • BunnyeoLee Hyoseok

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    2013
    Lee Hyoseok’s works are generally categorized as having three tendencies: the tendency of the “fellow traveler,” eroticism, and xenophilia. In earlier years, Lee wrote as a “fellow traveler,” publishing socially critical works. Then along with the general decline of proletarian literature, he...
  • HarbinLee Hyoseok

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    2013
    Lee Hyoseok’s works are generally categorized as having three tendencies: the tendency of the “fellow traveler,” eroticism, and xenophilia. “Harbin” is the leading work from his later years. This short story reveals the problematic circumstances around the 1940s and Lee’s assessment of his own self...