Asian & Middle Eastern Studies Faculty Database
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Arts & Sciences
Duke University

 HOME > Arts & Sciences > AMES > Faculty    Search Help Login pdf version printable version 

Publications [#356970] of Nayoung A. Kwon

Papers Published

  1. Kwon, NA, The figure of the translator: Kim Saryang between Korean and Japanese literatures, in Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature (January, 2020), pp. 215-224 [doi] .
    (last updated on 2022/05/22)

    Kim Saryang was a Korean author who wrote in between the colonial periphery of Korea and the metropolitan center of Japan and who served as a war correspondent during the subsequent onset of the Cold War during the Korean War. Although he was an instrumental figure during the post-1945 transition from the colonial era to its postcolonial Cold War aftermath in Northeast Asia, he has been marginalized in the region’s variously divided national literary fields until recently. This chapter examines the ubiquitous but failed figure of the translator who appears in both the life and the works of Kim as an entrance into examining long-standing historical and historiographical divides.

Duke University * Arts & Sciences * AMES * Faculty * Staff * Reload * Login