> The First Editions of Korea’s Modern Magazines > Series

This section consists of serials housed at National Library of Korea including newspapers and magazines. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the time period between 1920 and 1930 was an “era of magazines” in Korea, with people pursuing their strong desires to enlighten themselves by reading and obtaining information and knowledge. The magazines published back then each had unique style. There are plans to introduce magazines such as Gabyeok, Munjang, Sinmungye and Joseon-jigwang that dealt with political issues, literature and the phenomena that affected people’s lives and regular publications such as newspapers, almanacs and newsletters.

Sinmungye (新文界)

Gaebyeok (開闢)

Joseon Jigwang : The Light of Joseon (朝鮮之光 )

Wolgan Munjang : Monthly Sentence