Red Library: Korean Fiction

Amid a global wave of interest in Korean culture, Korean writers have created some of the most striking politicised fiction of the last few years.

If nothing else, the enormous success of (South) Korean culture abroad is an example of how industrial policy and culture are by no means mutually exclusive. Those brilliant, brutal films about class war, those ultra-cute, ultra-glossy TV dramas, those androgynous boy and girl bands, can all be traced in some way to the enormous state […]

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