Kim Jong-il bibliography
According to North Korean sources, Kim Jong-il published some 890 works during a part of his career from June 1964 to June 1994. According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the number of works from 1964 to 2001 was 550. In 2000, it was reported that the Workers' Party of Korea Publishing House has published at least 120 works by Kim. In 2009, KCNA put the numbers as follows:
At least 354,000 copies of [Kim Jong-il's works] were translated into nearly 70 languages and came off the press in about 80 countries in the new century.
There were more than 500 activities for studying and distributing the works in at least 120 countries and regions in 2006. The following year witnessed a total of more than 600 events of diverse forms in at least 130 countries and regions. And 2008 saw at least 3,000 functions held in over 150 countries and regions for the same purpose.
The Selected Works of Kim Jong-il (Enlarged Edition), whose publishing has continued posthumously, runs into volume 24 in Korean, and to volume 15 in English. Volumes three to eight were never published in English.
The Complete Collection of Kim Jong-il's Works is currently in volume 13. There is a "Kim Jong-il's Works Exhibition House" dedicated to his works in North Korea, holding 1,100 of his works and manuscripts.
In his teens and university years, Kim Jong-il wrote poems - notably "O Korea, I will Add Glory to Thee". Kim Jong-il also wrote song lyrics. His first major literary work was On the Art of the Cinema in 1973.
This is a Kim Jong-il bibliography. It includes articles, books, letters, a motion picture, talks and speeches.
- Pulgasari, a motion picture epic produced by Kim Jong-il
- Kim Il-sung bibliography
- Marxist bibliography
- "1. A Great Thinker and Theoretician". naenara.com.kp. May 2008. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
- "Over 530 works of Kim Jong Il published". KCNA. 8 June 2001. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
- "Over 120 works of Kim Jong Il brought out". web.archive.org. KCNA. 26 December 2000. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
- "Kim Jong Il Authors Lots of Works". KCNA. August 25, 2009. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
- "'Selected Works of Kim Jong Il' (Enlarged Edition) Vol. 24 Off Press". KCNA. 22 November 2014. Archived from the original on 8 January 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- Korea Publications Exchange Association catalogue (PDF). Korea Publications Exchange Association. 2015. p. .
- "Selected Works". north-korea-books.com. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
- "'Complete Collection of Kim Jong Il's Works' Vol. 13 Published". Rodong Sinmun. 2016-05-06. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
- "Service Personnel, People Visit Kim Jong Il's Works Exhibition House". KCNA. 18 February 2015. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
- "23. Leader Kim Jong Il, genius of literature and art". naenara.com.kp. March 2010. Retrieved 11 December 2015.
- "Song lyrics by Kim Jong Il". naenara.com.kp. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
- Jae-Cheon Lim (March 24, 2015). Leader Symbols and Personality Cult in North Korea: The Leader State. Routledge. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-317-56741-7. Retrieved May 21, 2015.
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