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Book Donation Program

The University of Iowa Libraries applied for book donation program of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea Library which donates English translations of Korean literature to libraries that are located in important regions around the world. Selected libraries are called Hub Library. Iowa became a Hub Library Member in 2012.

LibGuides from the LTI Korea

Librarian at the Literature Translation Institute of Korea Library has created LibGuides on Korean literature.

Updated: 1/10/2014

 

New Arrivals in August 2014

We just received 7 English titles on Korean literature and related subjects trough the HUB Library Program of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea.

Updated: 8/28/2014

Translated Title & Call #

Author

Language

Shadows of the void

박이문

Pak, I-mun

English

Korea's ancient Koguryŏ Kingdom : a socio-political history

노태돈

No, Tʻae-don

English

Everyday life in Joseon-era Korea   

 Shin, Michael D.

English

To Korea with love

문영미

Mun, Yŏng-mi, 1966-,

English

The unforgotten war   

복거일

Pok, Kŏ-il, 1946-

English

The jovian sayings

복거일

Pok, Kŏ-il, 1946-

English

Rat fire : Korean stories from the Japanese empire

Main Library PL972.7 .R38 2013

English

 

Library of Korean Literature

We received ten titles in the Library of Korean Literature series published by Dalkey Archive Press trough the HUB Library Program of the Literature Translation Institute of Korea.

Updated: 1/9/2014

Translated Title & Call #

Author

Language

The Soil

Main Library PL990.9.K9 H813 2013 

이광수
Yi, Kwang-su, 1892-

English

The House with a Sunken Courtyard

Main Library PL992.415.W65 M3313 2013 

김원일
Kim, Wŏn-il, 1942-

English

Lonesome You

Main Library PL992.62.W34 N6513 2013

박완서
Pak, Wan-sŏ, 1931-2011.

English

One Spoon on this Earth

Main Library PL992.3.K5 C4513 2013

현기영
Hyŏn, Ki-yŏng, 1941-

English

Stingray

Main Library PL992.415.C529 H6613 2013

김주영
Kim, Chu-yŏng, 1939-

English

At Least We Can Apologize

Main Library PL994.9.K54 S2413 2013

이기호
Yi, Ki-ho, 1972-

English

A Most Ambiguous Sunday

Main Library PL992.2.Y625 M6513 2013

정영문
Chŏng, Yŏng-mun, 1965-

English

My Son's Girlfriend

Main Library PL994.2.M54 A2 2013 

정미경
Chŏng, Mi-gyŏng, 1960-

English

When Adam Opens His Eyes

Main Library PL992.14.C47 A3613 2013 

장정일
Chang, Chŏng-il, 1962-

English

No One Writes Back

Main Library PL994.14.U54 A8213 2013

장은진
Chang, Ŭn-jin, 1976-

English

Cover Art
Soil - Yi Kwang-su; Horace Jeffery Hodges; Sun-Ae Hwang
Call Number: In Process
ISBN: 156478911X
Publication Date: 2013-11-16
A major, never beforetranslated novel by the author of Mujng / The Heartless-often called the first modern Korean novel-The Soil tells the story of an idealistdedicating his life to helping the inhabitants of the rural community in whichhe was raised. Striving to influence the poor farmers of the time to improvetheir lots, become self-reliant, and thus indirectly change the reality ofcolonial life on the Korean peninsula, The Soil was vitallyimportant to the social movements of the time, echoing the effects andreception of such English-language novels as Upton Sinclair's The Jungle.

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