Taught by Brother Anthony (¾È ¼±Àç)
This course will introduce students to works by a small number of writers, seen in the broad context of Korean literary history.
There will be 7 class hours: June 28 (Tues), 29 (Wed), 30 (Thurs) July 4 (Mon), 5 (Tues), 6 (Wed), 7 (Thurs) at 9 – 10:20am in the Arrupe Building.
Day 1. Overview of the main events in modern Korean history as background to everything. We shall start to read the most famous Korean poems
Day 2. Overview of the main writers of 20th-century Korean poetry
Day 3. The poetry of Ko Un, Shin Kyong-Nim, Kim Kwang-Kyu
Day 4. Overview of the main writers of 20th-century Korean fiction
Day 5. Overview continued.
Day 6. Class discussion of the last pages of Yi Mun Yol¡¯s The Poet.
Day 7. Students¡¯ presentations of a Korean poem they have enjoyed reading.