last revised: May
Books written or edited by
Most of my books are translations of modern Korean literature. They are listed on their own page.
Eerie Tales from Old
Selected by Brother Anthony of Taizé
stories translated by Homer B. Hulbert and James S.
Gale over 100 years ago and republished
to mark the 150th anniversary of their births. Order
Selection or the RASKB.
The Korean Way of Tea : An
by Brother Anthony of Taize and Hong Kyeong-Hee
This book is an expansion of
the contents of my online tea pages, with a lot of photos. It can
be obtained from Seoul
Selection, the publishers. See
very kind review of it by Lauren Deutsch in Kyoto Journal.
Korean Tea Classics by Hanjae Yi Mok
and the Venerable Cho-ui
by Brother Anthony of Taizé, Hong Keong-Hee, Steven D. Owyoung
illustrated book contains the Chinese text and translations
of 3 fundamental texts of Korean Tea culture: ChaBu,
Rhapsody to Tea by Hanjae Yi Mok; ChaSinJeon, A
Chronicle of the Spirit of Tea and DongChaSong, Hymn in
Praise of Korean Tea by the Venerable Cho-ui.
It can be purchased online from the publishers, Seoul
Published June 2011
Discovering Korea at the
Start of the Twentieth Century:
Articles from the early volumes of the Transactions of the Royal
Asiatic Society Korea Branch. Edited by Brother Anthony
(The Academy of Korean Studies Press. US$28 or Kwon 25,000 ) ISBN
978-89-7105-794-0-93910 See TOC
The first volume of the RASKB's journal Transactions is dated 1900
and the papers selected for this volume are taken from Volumes 1
through 8 (1917), there having been a hiatus in the Society's
activities 1903-1911. The Preface traces the origins of the RASKB in
the context of the events of the period and identifies the authors
of the papers reprinted.
Books on English Literature
Backgrounds to Western Literature.
Seoul: Sogang University Press, 1989,
Revised & expanded, 2000. (See Contents
Page) (Whole text online)
Society before 1660: Volume One, The Middle Ages.
Seoul: Sogang University Press, 1997 (See Contents Page) (Whole text online)
Society: Part Two, The Renaissance 1485 - 1660. Seoul: Sogang University Press, 1998 (See Contents Page) (Whole text online)
4) Brother Anthony and Lee Dong-Chun, Textual Criticism of Chaucer's Canterbury
Seoul: Seoul National University Press,
See also: Supplementary texts.These
are texts, extracts from texts, plot summaries, etc for use in
combination with the three volumes.
Books translated from French
by Brother Anthony
1. The Practice of Stoneware Glazes: minerals, rocks, ashes.
By Daniel de Montmollin. Paris: La
la Ceramique et du Verre. 2005.
This is a practical guide for the
working stoneware potter interested in experimenting to develop
glazes. It is based on 50 years of experience in the pottery
workshop at Taize and the French edition has long been a classic
for potters in the French-speaking world. A series of photos of pots by Brother Daniel
is available in my pages. An introduction to him and his
work can be found on the index page for A Secret Shared
2. Selected Poems, Pierre
Etienne, Taize, 2013.
This is a bilingual edition of a selection
of poems by the late Brother Pierre Etienne. The full English text
of all my translations of his poems is online
books translated from French by Brother Anthony
Daniel de Montmollin. A Secret Shared.
An essay with poems, meditating on the
potter's craft. The author is a Brother in the Community of
Taize who has worked as a stoneware potter for almost 50
Daniel de Montmollin. By Water and Fire.
A series of fables and poetic meditations
inspired by the author's life as a stoneware potter.
Daniel de Montmollin. Potter's
Brief poems for each of the four seasons
Pierre Etienne. Landscapes with Angels,
Poems from Taize
Some 100 poems translated from French. The
poet, one of the senior brothers in the Community of Taize,
published a variety of volumes of poetry during the 1960s, 70s and
80s and his work earned him the admiration of many.
Francois Varillon. A Suffering God.
A meditation on the possibility of faith in
God in the face of the reality of suffering. The author was a
French Jesuit who died some years ago. Translated from the
French by Brother Anthony.
The Psalms Online
Selected psalms, arranged for singing and meditation by
Brother Anthony of Taizé
Part I (Psalms 1 -
50) Part II
(Psalms 53 - 117) Part III (Psalms 118 - 150)
These versions, designed to be sung to the music of Fr. Gelineau, were
first made some 20 years ago and published in England by a now