- Grants for the Translation of World Classics
Grants for the Translation of World Classics
- Winning Works
Winning Works Language Name Translator Origin (Author) English Novel SOHN Young-Mi The Reef (Edith Wharton) French Poet HAN Dae-Kyun La Poésie de Rimbaud (Arthur Rimbaud) Novel LIM Hae-Sook La Maison de Rendez-vous (Alain Robbe-Grillet) German Novel PARK Kyung-Hee Der Schimmelreiter/Pole Poppenspaler (Theodor Storm) Spanish Drama KIM Seon-Uk Luces de Bohemia (Ramon del Valle-Inclán) Chinese Poet CHO Kyu-Baek 蘇軾詞選註 (蘇軾) Novel PARK Jeong-Weon 王曾祺 小說選 (王曾祺) Russian Novel PARK Jong-So 적그리스도에 관한 세편의 대화 (블라디미르 세르게예비치 솔로비요프) Novel KIM Chul-Kyun 안드레이 플라토노프 중단편집 (안드레이 플라토노프) Turkish Novel OH Eun-Kyung Yillani Oldurseler (Yasar Kemal) Slavic Novel KIM Ji-Hyang Na Drini uprija (Ivo Andri? ) Rumanian Poet KIM Jeong-Hwan Plumb (George Bacovia) Mongolian Tale LEE An-Na 몽골의 설화 (데 체렌서드넘)
The Foundation selected 13 recipients and awarded them between 5 to 6 million won each for the translations, a total of 66 million won.
Awards were given to one English works "The Reef" by Edith Wharton, two French, one each in German and Spanish, two each in Chinese and Russian, and one each in Turkish, Slavic, Rumanian and Mogolian. Most of these works are to be translated for the first time into Korean.
The award ceremony was held at the Daesan Foundation on November 14.
Four works were added in the volume of "Daesan World Classics" including Christopher Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great, The Jew of Malta, Doctor Faustus.
"Daesan World Classics" was published by Moonhak-kwa-Jisung-sa as part of an on-going series based on translations that receive these grants.