How symbol of South Korea’s #MeToo era gave voice to women silenced by sexist culture

//How symbol of South Korea’s #MeToo era gave voice to women silenced by sexist culture

How symbol of South Korea’s #MeToo era gave voice to women silenced by sexist culture

In October 2016, the Korean publishing house Minumsa released a short novel called Kim Ji-young, Born 1982, the latest in a series of works of fiction by “today’s young writers”. The author is a former television scriptwriter, Cho Nam-joo, born in 1978, who had published well-received short stories. She wrote the novel in two months, inspired by her favourite English-language writer, Rebecca Solnit, and maddened by the turns her own life had taken as a Korean woman and the treatment she faced…

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