The Place Where the Harmonium Was (풍금이 있던 자리)

The Place Where the Harmonium Was This is a bilingual edition of award winning author Shin Kyung sook s The Place Where the Harmonium Was In that context the blind calf in the story represents the vulnerablility of the weak includin

  • Title: The Place Where the Harmonium Was (풍금이 있던 자리)
  • Author: Kyung-Sook Shin
  • ISBN: 9788994006321
  • Page: 274
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is a bilingual edition of award winning author Shin Kyung sook s The Place Where the Harmonium Was In that context, the blind calf in the story represents the vulnerablility of the weak, including that of the narrator herself, and reminds us of the universality of the human condition which causes all of us to crave love and care The mother cowThis is a bilingual edition of award winning author Shin Kyung sook s The Place Where the Harmonium Was In that context, the blind calf in the story represents the vulnerablility of the weak, including that of the narrator herself, and reminds us of the universality of the human condition which causes all of us to crave love and care The mother cow that suckles her blind calf and the mother magpie that fetches food for its chicks are ideals to which the suffering characters in this story are supposed to aspire Indeed, such scenes seem to be the wellspring of Shin s creative power From the Afterword Shin Kyung sook writes intimate and heartwarming narratives that reveal the origin of the oppressive and profound pain in our hearts This pain is embodied in a beautiful tradgedy that Shin describes in meticulous detail with her characteristically slow and repetitive narrative style, weaving in such devices as defamiliarization, tension, and the slow reversal of time Kim Chi su literary critic

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  • Kyung-Sook Shin

    Kyung Sook Shin is a South Korean writer She is the first South Korean and first woman to win the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2012 for Please Look After Mom.

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  • (The title of this book is misspelled! It is Harmonium, not Harminum!)if you have read Kyung-sook Shin's most famous work, Please Look After Mom (엄마를 부탁해), then the themes of this short story will be very familiar.It is a semi - epistolary story with the narrator writing a letter of explanation to her married lover about why she cannot keep their promise to run away together. She reflects back on the women in her own life who have been left or caused the leaving as she makes her deci [...]



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