Grants for the Translation of World Classics


Winning Works
Winning Works
Language Name Work / Author
English LEE Sang-Sup The Tempest and Other Romances(William Shakespeare)
CHANG Eun-Myung Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (Samuel Richardson)
KIM Il-Yeong The History of Tom Jones(Henry Fielding)
French KIM Kyung-Eui Molloy (Samuel Beckett)
German JOUNG Yoon-Hee Lebens-Ansichten des Katers Murr (E. T. A. Hoffmann)
KIM Young-Zu Effi Briest (Theodor Fontane)
Spanish CHU In-Suk La piel del cielo (Elena Poniatowska)
KIM Sang-Yu Don Juan (Gonzalo Torrente Ballester)
Chinese BAE Do-Im ʰ()
LEE Ju-Hae ʫ?()
Japanese KIM Ock-Hee ҳ ()
Russian LEE Ki-Ju ֬լڬ߬( ݬ֬ܬѬ߬լ ӬѬ߬Ӭڬ ڬ)
Dutch SHIN Seok-Sun Donkere Kamer van Damokles(Willem Frederik Hermans)
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 three English works including The History of Tom Jones by Henry Fielding, two each in German, Spanish and Chinese, and one each in French, Japanese, Russian, and Dutch. Most of these works are to be translated for the first time into Korean.
The award ceremony was held at the Daesan Foundation on December 10th.
Six works were added to the "Daesan World Classics," series, including Michel Butor's La Modification.
"Daesan World Classics" is published by Moonhak-kwa-Jisung-sa as part of an on-going series based on translations that receive these grants.