Allegory of Survival: The Theater of Kang-baek Lee (Hardcover)

by translated by Alyssa Kim and Hyung-jin Lee

About Alyssa Kim

Alyssa Kim is a lecturer at Hongik University in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Kim holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Korea University, and studied English Literature at Warwick University in England after receiving her BA in Comparative Literature from University of California at Irvine. Her recent translations include an anthology of Korean translation of Ariel Dorfman’s “The Other Side,” “Widows,” and “Death and the Maiden,” which was published by Changbi Publishers in 2007. Her translation of “Feeling, Like Nirvana”, also by Kang-baek Lee and “Ch’oe Sung-hui” by another Korean playwright, Sam-shik Pai, will be included in the Anthology of Contemporary Korean Theater. She is currently working on the English translation of Hongdongji Nori commissioned by Korea Literature Translation Institute (KLTI).

About Hyung-jin Lee

Hyung-jin Lee is an assistant professor of English at Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul, Korea. Prior to this appointment, he taught Korean and Asian literatures at Rice University. Dr. Lee holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Pennsylvania State University, and an MA in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York, Binghamton. His translation of Tae-Sok Oh's play "Bellflower" will be included in the Anthology of Contemporary Korean Theater. In 2004, he received a translation grant from the Korea Literature Translation Institute.


 

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