Monthly Archives: December 2015

I Long For My Beloved Far Away at the Edge of an Alien Sky – Classical Korean Poetry, Part 2

This time we’re finishing up Jaihiun Kim’s translation of Classical Korean Poetry. Part V picks up with the 18th century, during which Korea began to Westernize.  Not much is known about poet Hŭisŏk Pak, but his poem is one that … Continue reading

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What Can Stop the Rise and Fall of Things? – Classical Korean Poetry, Part 1

For our final series for 2015, I’ll be looking at Jaihiun Kim’s translation of Classical Korean Poetry, which can be purchased here: http://www.amazon.com/Classical-Korean-Poetry-Verses-Century/dp/0875730566/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1450630851&sr=8-1&keywords=classical+korean+poetry It was published in 1994 and runs 231 pages. The type of poem the book concentrates on … Continue reading

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The Fox Sister, A Webcomic

For the final Literati Corner post for 2015, I will finish with a cool webcomic set in South Korea, The Fox Sister. You can read it from the beginning here: http://thefoxsister.com/?id=1 After some digging around, I discovered the authors are … Continue reading

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Bound With Chains – Rhetorical Chronicle, Part 3

This time we finish up Hinata Mori’s Rhetorical Chronicle: A Lying Negotiator and His Fox Mistress (森日向の《レトリカクロニクル:嘘っき話術士と狐の師匠》). In chapter 3, we catch up to Ralph sitting by the fire in a shop where he is doing something with decorative ornaments … Continue reading

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Border Wars with the Bear Clan – Rhetorical Chronicle, Part 2

The story starts to get more dramatic as we continue our look at Hinata Mori’s Rhetorical Chronicle: A Lying Negotiator and His Fox Mistress (森日向の《レトリカクロニクル:嘘っき話術士と狐の師匠》). Rea explains to Shin what is really going on with the wolf clan as they … Continue reading

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Free E-book Giveaway: Take a Trip on the Heavenly Tranquility to An Unknown Galaxy

My e-book series for The Vulpecula Cycle is now available as a free download from December 5th through December 9th, 2015, on Amazon. You can buy the print edition as one volume, but since I wrote them as stand-alone novellas, … Continue reading

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