Great Lines of World Literature
in North Korean Translation:
Hamlet, Act III, Scene I

A little bit of Hamlet in the original Korean

You've not experienced Shakespeare until you have read it in the original Klingon. - Chancellor Gorkon, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

In the DPRK the tragedies and comedies of Shakespeare are available in Korean translation, including: Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Antony and Cleopatra, and Twelfth Night.

Here are those famous words from Hamlet, Act III, Scene I, 'To be, or not to be' in Korean translation: 사느냐 마느냐

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