Yi Kwang-su was a South #Korean writer, independence activist and the pioneer writer of Korea modern #literature. In 1917, he began writing the serial novels, "The Heartless", which was the first modern novel in Korea. "The Heartless" described young people's feelings, gender relations and friendships, received praise from the mass. Yi Kwang-su was served as editor ministering in the newspaper "The Dong-a Ilbo", as vice president in the Chosun Ilbo, activated in the literary and art circles of Korea.