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The Rainy Spell and Other Korean Stories

Editor: Suh Ji-moon
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Translated by:
Publisher: , 1997.
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This anthology of short stories reflects the writers’ shared core experience of Korea’s trajectory from an inward-looking feudal state, through Japanese colony and battle-ground for the Korean War, to a modernizing society. Three stories have been added to the original edition.

Ch’ae Man-Sik: My Idiot Uncle 
Ch’oe In-hun: My Idol’s Abode 
Ch’oe Yun: His Father’s Keeper
Chŏng Pi-sŏk : A Ceremony of Apostasy 
Hwang Sun-won: Pierrot
Kang Kyŏng-ae: The Underground Village
Kim Dong-in: Boat Song / The Seaman’s Chant
Pak Yŏng-suk: Eroica Symphony
Park Wan-suh: A Pasque-Flower on That Bleak Day 
Shin Kyung-Sook: The Image of Mija 
Yi Kwang-su: Halmom 
Yi Mun-yol: That Winter of My Youth
Yu Chin-ŏ: The Clear Water Pavilion
Yun Hŭng-gil: The Rainy Spell

Entry on Goodreads.com here.