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A mysterious melodrama about a parallel universe which depicts a man and a woman who live in the same Seoul but in different environments.

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Type: Scripted

Languages: Korean

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-07-20

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William Wrightson Eustace Ross (June 14, 1894 – August 26, 1966) was a Canadian geophysicist and poet. He was the first published poet in Canada to write Imagist poetry, and later the first to write surrealist verse, both of which have led some to call him “the first modern Canadian poet.”

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His first book,Laconics, “ratified Ross's claim as an innovative poetic craftsman by establishing an aesthetic bridgehead on the modern world, and the conditions under which poetry could be written in order to be reconciled with the modern world.” It “collects the imagist poems Ross is best known for:” “The Fish,” “The Diver,” “The Dawn; the Birds,” “The Snake Trying,” “Gum,” “The Creek,” “The Walk”: mostly, the poems of “North” that he had written that one night in April 1928. “In Ross's spare, ... narrow poems, the inquiring spirit of the New World seeks release from old sentiments, customs, and poetic conventions.... Ross seeks ‘something of the sharper tang of Canada’ in the surface reflections and dark shadows of pine-surrounded lakes, where reality is recognized as profound and mysterious. The modern poet of the New World seeks illumination by objectifying the ordinary sensations of sight and sound. His explorations of the land of lake and loon thereby serve as metaphors for illumination and rejuvenation.” "In an early draft for his 'Introduction' to The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse (1958), Ralph Gustafson explained what these poems meant to him: 'A modern awareness, with its concomitant experimentation with technique, a reduction of Canada, of the quality of Canada, were entering into Canadian verse. W.W.E. Ross' “northern” poems were written almost entirely in one night in April 1928.... They captured precisely, with wonder and freshness, a distinct Canada." It has been said that the poems of “North” “present the northern Ontario landscape in the stark manner of the Group of Seven. His strongest work is undoubtedly this early imagist-oriented poetry, work that derives its strengths from his restrained, skeptical personality, from his scientist's preference for objective, factual material, and from his affection for the Canadian wilderness landscape.” This is poetry which, as he wrote in 'On National Poetry' (Canadian Forum, 1944), is 'distinctly located' in a geographic 'locale.'

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