From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea

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Yoon Sun Yang argues that the first literary iterations of the Korean individual were female figures in late nineteenth century domestic novels. This study disrupts the canonical account of a non-gendered, linear progress toward modern Korean selfhood and examines translation's impact on Korea's construction of modern gender roles.

From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea 2017, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674976979

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