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Korean Literature/Cultural Studies

Primary Sources: Online

  • North Korea International Documentation Project ( NKIDP) 
    Developed by Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Disseminates newly declassified documents on the DPRK from its former communist allies as well as other resources that provide valuable insight into the actions and nature of the North Korean state.

Rodong Sinmun 1945-1999

Rodong (Nodong) Sinmun 1945-1999 (로동신문 or 노동신문), the official newspaper of North Korea, includes the news articles from 1945 through 1999 published by the Central Committee of the Worker’s Party in North Korea.

Provides access to PDF version of individual issues (Duke ID/PW required
***Access to and use of Rodong Sinmun is restricted to authorized users who are currently associated with Duke University.