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Date of Birth May 18, 1948
Place of Birth Cheongun-dong, Seoul, Korea
Country South Korean
Profession Writer
Horoscope Taurus

Yi Mun-yol Biography

Yi Mun-yol is a famous South Korean writer, who was born on May 18, 1948 in Cheongun-dong, Seoul, Korea. According to Astrologers, Yi Mun-yol's zodiac sign is Taurus.

Yi Mun-yol (born May 18, 1948) is a South Korean writer. Yi's given name at birth was Yol; the character, Mun (which translates as "writer"), was added after he took up a writing career. His works include novels, short stories and Korean adaptations of classic Chinese novels as well as political and social commentaries. An informal count has estimated that over 30 million copies of his books have been sold and, as of 2021, they have been translated into 21 languages. His works have garnered many literary awards and many have been adapted for film and television.

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Yi Mun-yol's father was a member of Korea's "wealthy elite". He had a 40-room residence and 200 pyeong, or 660 square meters, of land. He studied in Britain and taught agriculture as Seoul National University. But at the outbreak of the Korean War, he joined the communist cause, abandoned his family and moved to North Korea.

Yi Mun-yol Net Worth

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Yi Mun-yol was born in Cheongun-dong, a neighborhood in central Seoul, South Korea in 1948, but the outbreak of the Korean War and his father's defection to North Korea forced his family to move about until they settled in Yeongyang County, Gyeongsangbuk-do, the ancestral seat of his family. The fact that his father defected dramatically affected his life, as he was seen and treated as "the son of a political offender", and was "passed around among relatives He dropped out of the College of Education of Seoul National University in 1970. He then studied for the Korean bar exam and failed three times. He entered literary contests with little success. The manuscript of Son of Man, which later became his debut novel in book form, was rejected. He married in 1973 and then joined the army to complete his compulsory military service. After he was discharged from the army, he taught school at a private institute.

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Finally in 1977, one of his short stories received honorable mention in literary awards given by Daegu Maeil Newspaper, after which he adopted the name Yi Mun-yol. The character, Mun, in his adopted name means "writer". He was awarded the Dong-A Ilbo award for a short story, Saehagok, in 1979. In 1979, he was also able at last to have his novel, The Son of Man, published and it won the prestigious Today's Writer Award. He then published a series of novels and short stories including Golden Phoenix, Hail to the Emperor, Age of Heroes and Our Twisted Hero, each of which won awards. He reached the peak of his literary productivity in the 1980s and 1990s but continued to write. His novel Lithuanian Woman won the Dongni Literature Prize in 2012. From 1994 to 1997, he taught Korean language and literature at Sejong University. He is currently a chair professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

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Since 1999, he has also served as the head of Buak Literary Center, residential teaching facility for writers which he founded. He also has close ties to Gwangsan Literature Research Institute, in Dudeul Village (his hometown in Yeongyang county) and was instrumental in establishing its library which contains 20,000 books.

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