Korean literature
Korean literature is the body of literature produced by Koreans, mostly in the Korean language and sometimes in Classical Chinese. For much of Korea's 1,500 years of literary history, it was written ...
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Hyangga
Hyangga were poems written in a native writing system, composed in the Three Kingdoms, Unified Silla and early Goryeo periods of Korean history. Only a few have survived. The total number of extant hy...
Sijo
Sijo (/ˈʃiːdʒoʊ/; [ɕʰidʑo]) is a Korean poetic form that emerged in the Goryeo period, flourished during the Joseon Dynasty, and is still written today. Bucolic, metaphysical and cosmological themes a...
Gasa (poetry)
Gasa (or Kasa) was a form of poetry popular during the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. Gasas were commonly sung, and were popular among yangban women. Jeong Cheol, a poet of the 16th century, is regarded a...
Yongbi eocheonga
Yongbieocheonga literally means Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and was the first work written in hangul. It was compiled during the reign of Sejong the Great as an official recognition of the J...
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North Korean literature
The partition of Korea following the Second World War led to a considerable cross-border movement, which included writers moving from North to South or from South to North.North Korea's subsequent lit...
South Korean literature
South Korean literature covers literature from South Korea, written mainly in Korean, and/or other languages.
A representative barometer of serious fiction is provided by the choices of some conte...
Korean comics
Manhwa ([manβa~manɦʷa~manwa]) is the general Korean term for comics and print cartoons (common usage also includes animated cartoons). Outside of Korea, the term usually refers specifically to South K...
Korean poetry
Korean poetry is poetry performed or written in the Korean language or by Korean people. Traditional Korean poetry is often sung in performance. Until the 20th century, much of Korean poetry was writt...
Kim Si-seup
Kim Si-seup (1435–1493) was a Korean scholar and author.
Kim Si-seup's ancestors originally came from Gangneung, Gangwon-do, but Kim himself was born in Seoul.Throughout his life, Kim maintained a...
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Flame (South Korean novel)
Flowers of Fire (hangul: 불꽃) is a Korean anti-communist novel by Seonu Hwi, in 1957.
Yeolha Ilgi
Yeolha Ilgi, or Jehol Journal, is the work of the Joseon silhak scholar Bak Jiwon 朴趾源 (1737–1805). Bak, also known by his pen name of Yeon'am 燕巖, made an extensive tour of what was then northern Qing ...
Yun Dong-ju
Yun Dong-ju ([jundoŋdʑu]; December 30, 1917 – February 16, 1945) was a Korean poet. Known for his writing of lyric poetry as well as resistance poetry, he was born in Longjing, Jilin, China.
Yun D...
Chunhyangjeon
The Chunhyangjeon (춘향전, 春香傳 lit. "The Story of Chunhyang") is one of the best known love stories and folk tales of Korea. It is based on the pansori Chunhyangga.Date of composition and author are unkn...
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Yongbieocheonga
Yongbieocheonga literally means Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven and was the first work written in hangul. It was compiled during the reign of Sejong the Great as an official recognition of the J...
Yongbieocheonga - Wikipedia
Sim Hun
Sim Daeseop (1901–1936), more commonly known by his pen name Sim Hun, was a Korean novelist, poet, playwright and patriot.
Sim Hun was born in Seoul in 1901 to an old Yangban family which for cent...
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Younghill Kang
Younghill Kang (June 5, 1898 — December 2, 1972, Korean name 강용흘) was an important early Asian American writer. He is best known for his 1931 novel The Grass Roof (the first Korean American novel) and...