"Tender and Mild, No Cuts": A middle-aged man avoiding his wife's request for a divorce volunteers in the mass culling of cattle and pigs in the countryside during the foot-and-mouth disease outbreak.
"The Reunion": A man who resides near the 38th parallel and collects North Korean propaganda leaflets for a living finds a starving woman at his doorstep.
"Voyeur, Mirror": A Korean film script supervisor living in New York tries to erase traces of the media's representation of sex in her own married life with a creative use of mirrors.
"Untitled (Street Urchin, Museum, and Spindle)": A mayor's mandate to bestow all the city's homeless with free museum memberships allows a street urchin to indulge her craving for art.
"The Opiate in Carp": A woman who finally conceives after five years of marriage comes to believe that her pregnancy is the result of looking at an etching of a carp.
"White Rope": A prison guard is anonymously hired to kill the culprit who burned down Namdaemun, the number one national treasure of South Korea.
"Proper Sounds": King Sejong of 15th century Josun dynasty creates the Korean alphabet, causing unexpected torment for a mute peasant woman.
"Victoria": Two young men living in Seoul in the 1960s debate whether they should pay a visit to a prostitute to celebrate their acceptance to an elite university.
|Advisor:||Ardizzone, Anthony V.|
|Commitee:||Johnston, Bill, Rothstein, Bret, Upadhyay, Samrat|
|School Location:||United States -- Indiana|
|Source:||MAI 52/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International|
|Keywords:||Fables, North korea, Original writing, Seoul, Short stories, Stories about art, Stories about film, Stories about korea|
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