Jebong, Go Gyeong-myeong(1533-1592) was a great poet and a writer as well as a patriotic martyr in the Chosun dynasty. He should be regarded as a poet with plenty of poetical emotion, a good writer of majestic spirit and virile style of writing, a true Confucian scholar with the whole personality as well. This study investigated Jebong, Go Gyeong-myeong's literature which were left off Jebongjib. This study was carried out for the purpose of making perfection the past studies, because they were limited on the works registrated in Jebongjib. First of all, this study suggested all works which were left off Jebongjib. In the second place, it analyzed the thematic characteristics of them.
The results of this study are as follows;
The total amounts of works which were left off Jebongjib are to 133 poems and 1 prose in all. They were works that Jebong had given to his friends or Jebong had left as his own handwriting.
These works could be classified into three dimensions according to the theme;
1) The emotional conflict about the reality and the spirit of affection for the people.
2) The moral integrity and the unworldly disposition.
3) The fatal sentiment and the sense of self-shame.
This study made the significant progress in paying attention to the works which were unnoticed in the past studies. It could be helpful to bring out Jebong's literature entirely. More precise research on the correspondence of those results with the content, the comparison of it with the other works of Jebong, the status and the value of them in the literary history, therefore, should be continued.