Charse Yun
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You Say Melon, I Say Lemon: Deborah Smith's Flawed Yet Remarkable Translation of "The Vegetarian"

When news hit that novelist Han Kang’s The Vegetarian (Korean: Chaesikjuuija) had won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize last year, a jolt of excitement surged through the country. In terms of prestige, the Man Booker is perhaps second only to the Nobel Prize for Literature. And in a

Jordan Redmond
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The Fantastically Dark World of K-Lit

This essay was co-written by Charlotte Hammond, a Seoul-based American writer and copywriter. Contemporary South Korean literature has yet to take off in the way of South Korean cinema, cuisine or popular music. It hasn’t garnered global attention to the degree of the aforementioned mediums and may not have