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A study on the feature of discourse of 1930's female novels

  • Korean Language & Literature
  • 2004, (52), pp.369-388
  • Publisher : Korean Language & Literature
  • Research Area : Humanities > Korean Language and Literature

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1전남대학교

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ABSTRACT

This study is to interpret the feature of discourse of 1930’s female novels. Through integrated methodology based on feminism, the feature of discourse of 1930’s female novels (Gang-gyung-ae·Baeg-sin-ae·Choi-jung-hee·Park-hwa- sung·Lee-sun-hee) are interpreted by comparing the language of all textuality. 1930’s female novels had various kinds of writing strategies, such as self reflective writing, which creates a space objectifying women’s own experiences and establishing their own identities. Gang-gyung-ae established the identity through the discourse of confession. Choi-jung-hee refused the painful situations by the autobiograpic language. Park-hwa-sung revealed the painful antinomic situations by the ideological language. And Lee-sun-hee represnted all aspects of pressure of body and desire of the female in the masculinist society. These various features of discoures in 1930’s female novels can reveal an alternative plan on how and where our literature should develop. This thesis also points out that some clues for understanding the literary achievements of 1930’s female writers by observing the links and changes in female literature.

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This paper was written with support from the National Research Foundation of Korea.