South Korean writerwd:Q8054832
country of citizenship: South Korea
native language: Korean
language of expression: Korean
educated at: Keio University
occupation: novelist, journalist
Yeom Sang-seop (Korean: 염상섭) (1897–1963) was a South Korean novelist and freedom fighter. He was an early pioneer of modern narrative in Korea and a "writer of the period of dissatisfaction". In this role, he was one of the first naturalistic and realistic writers in Korean literature. His role in the resistance to Japanese colonialism resulted in his arrest.
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