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Daehangno Poster Session 3

I went to Daehangno in a long while. Rushing out of the subway, I took the occasion to make some pictures of current theatre posters that caught my eye. Here is my top-5, with official English titles in italics and, … Continue reading

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Interview with Alexis Bug, Director of Korean-German Theatre

It was November 9, 2008, exactly nineteen years after the Berlin wall came down. The South-Korean flag was blowing in the blue sky over the People’s Theatre (Volksbühne) in East Berlin. It was the time of Gaettong, an anarchic avenger … Continue reading

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Daehangno Poster Session 2

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We went to Daehangno to see some theatre in quite a while. There was not much time before the show, as we also took a stroll through the interesting—and suddenly quite urgent—exhibition “A Journal of the Plague Year” (역병의 해 … Continue reading

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Korean Drama in Translation

No, this is not about that kind of drama. The anthology Modern Korean Drama, edited by Richard Nichols (Columbia UP, 2009), is all about original stage plays by Korean authors (창작극). As such, it is the most recent and up-to-date collection of … Continue reading

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Shakespeare in Korea, two years later

After almost two years of review-limbo, my paper “To Be or Not To Be (Korean): Lee Youn-taek’s Hamlet and the Reception of Shakespeare in Korea” is now finally available for download at the German Shakespeare Society. As part of the … Continue reading

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On Pansori in Translation

Last summer the Korea Literature Translation Institute (KLTI, 한국문학번역원) held its 9th annual Workshop for the Translation & Publication of Korean Literature, that time on a really intriguing theme: Introducing Korean Theatre and Plays Overseas through Translation and Publishing (한국 희곡과 … Continue reading

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