[KS] new issue of Acta Koreana (8-2)

SEM VERMEERSCH sem.ver at btinternet.com
Wed Jun 29 22:31:38 EDT 2005

Dear colleagues,
The latest issue of Acta Koreana (vol. 8, no. 2 - July 2005) has just been published. The focus of this issue is parody and intertextuality in modern Korean literature, with four articles and two translations on this subject, edited by Ross King and Bruce Fulton of UBC.
I would also like to take this opportunity to sollicit your contributions: not just articles in all areas of Korean Studies, but also translations and interviews. Please contact the editors at editor at kmu.ac.kr for more information.
Individual issues can be ordered through Seoul Selection (www.seoulselection.com); please contact us at acta at kmu.ac.kr for  subscriptions. The list of contents (abstracts will soon be available at www.actakoreana.org) is as follows:


     ROSS KING and BRUCE FULTON. Guest Editor’s Introduction: Parody in Modern Korean Fiction: An Overview.  (1-15)

     ROSS KING. Traditional Korean Fairytales and Contemporary Korean Fiction: A Case Study of the “Woodcutter and the Nymph” (17-48)

    DAFNA ZUR. Travel across Time: Modern “Rewrites” of Pak Chiwŏn’s Yŏrha ilgi (49-64)

    BRUCE FULTON. Wings and Wiggles: Four Intertextual Korean Stories (65-75)

    LEIF OLSEN. Hybrid Narratives: Contemporary Parodies of Hong Kiltong (77-95)

    CHO DONG-IL. Korean Literary History in the East Asian Context (97-115)

    ANDREW EUNGI KIM. Nation-building and Korean Civil Religion: The Making of National Community, Culture and Identity (117-137)


      YI SO-JUNG, translator. One Lucky Day by YI MUNYŎL (139–151)

    JENNY KIM. An Unlucky Day by CHU INSŏK (153–166)


   MICHAEL FINCH. An Interview with Cho dong-il (167–177)

Sem Vermeersch
managing editor, Acta Koreana




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