When: Thu., March 17, 7 p.m. 2016
"The Story of Hong Gildong" is arguably the single most important work of classic Korean fiction. A fantastic adventure story, it has been adapted into countless movies, TV shows, novels, and comics. Until now, the fullest text of this incredible fable has been inaccessible to English readers. Minsoo Kang’s expressive and lively new translation finally makes the authoritative text available in English, reintroducing a noble and righteous outlaw and sharing a beloved hallmark of Korean culture.