S-Space Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies (규장각한국학연구원) Korean Culture (한국문화) Korean Culture (한국문화) vol.81/84(2018)
청천(聽川) 김진섭(金晉燮)의 수필세계 1: 외국문학의 영향을 중심으로
A Study on the Essays Written by Kim Jin Seop Ⅰ: Focused on How to Be Affected by Foreign Literature
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 규장각한국학연구원
- 한국문화, Vol.83, pp. 39-72
- 김진섭; 수필; 수필론; 외국문학; 영향관계; 짐멜; 괴테; 몽테뉴; Kim Jin Seop; essay; theory of essay; foreign literature; influence; Simmel; Goethe; Montaigne
- The purpose of this article is shown us the essays written by Kim Jin Seop in Japanese colonial era how to be influenced by foreign literature especially German literature & philosophy, his major. The conclusions of this article are three. First, his early works, like as Chang(窓, The window) is affected strongly G. Simmel’s essays. But his essays are erased social philosophical connection in Simmel’s, as a German philosopher. Second, Kim Jin Seop’s essays are revealed Goethe’s influence in thoughts. Kim & Goethe, they had pursued joy & enjoyment in the ordinary lives not in the political lives. So, the essays by Kim emphasized happiness of the human life that is universal. Third, Kim’s theory of the essay as a genre is the synthesis of Montaigne’s & Bacon’s which are two of the great models of German essay. Kim said the essences of essay are two things. Contents of essays are self expressions. The writer’s view point is the bystander’s. 1st idea is from Montaigne’s essay, 2nd is from Bacon’s essay. Finally the early essays by Kim Jin Seop are affected strongly German literature & philosophy.