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38A-Korean Literature (Hong Gildong): Crossing the Threshold

By |2018-03-15T19:59:38+00:00July 5th, 2016|Categories: Episodes, MythPodcast, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Hong Gildong has been called the Korean Robin Hood, but really oversimplifies the story. It is both an awesome adventure tale with dragons, magic, assassins, demons, bandits, and betrayal, and a complex human drama, where one young man must find and understand his place in the world. It's both action-packed, and heartbreaking. The titular character, Gildong, was [...]