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By Kang-baek Lee,Alyssa Kim,Hyung-jin Lee

ISBN-10: 1934043923

ISBN-13: 9781934043929

ISBN-10: 1934043931

ISBN-13: 9781934043936

n the civil and govt upheaval of the Sixties and Seventies in Korea, Kang-baek Lee started his wonderful playwriting occupation. he's might be top referred to as the optimal author of social statement within the kind of allegories so that it will ward off tremendous strict censorship legislation that have been seriously enforced till 1989. in spite of the fact that, Lee isn't just an allegorist. He weaves Confucianism values all through his works: affection among fathers and sons; justice; relationships among husbands and better halves; deference to the elders; and belief. via over 40 works, Kang-baek Lee has performed and keeps to play a powerful function in South Korean theatre, yet Western appreciation for his works has been restricted to Europe. This current anthology introduces to an English-reading viewers a playwright whose commitment to the reality couldn't be squashed via executive censorship and whose mind's eye paved the trail for plenty of more youthful playwrights now on the vanguard of South Korean theatre. This booklet presents insights into Kang-baek Lee as somebody and the value of his influence on Korean culture.

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