Literary manuscripts in South Korea

The ICA Congress for 2016 will take place in Seoul, and will offer opportunities for SLA members to explore Korea’s rich literary heritage. Visits to authors’ houses on the outskirts of Seoul will be challenging in transport terms, but will also be well worth the effort. The authors’ houses tend to be laid out as the author left them, and may contain a small number of literary manuscripts on display. The main archival collections, however, are in literary museums. It has not yet been possible to add this information to our Directory web-pages on the ICA website, because the main information websites (supplied to us by the National Archives of Korea) are in the Korean language. For Korean speakers, these are:

For the Congress in September 2016, see


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