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Cornell University Press
15 March 2010
This book showcases the work of three major Korean poets born at fourteen-year intervals, in 1921, 1935, and 1949. Each has tried to renew Korean poetry by bringing it into closer contact with everyday speech, social issues, and ordinary people's lives. Kim Su-Young was a major pioneer, first developing as a Modernist but then moving toward a poetry that addresses social issues and uses ordinary language. Shin Kyong-Nim spent years living among the simple working people of rural Korea. Today Lee Si-Young writes in a similar spirit about the pain and dignity of humble lives. In this bilingual volume, a wide selection of these three poets' most significant work is made available in English for the first time.
By:   Su-Young Kim, Kyong-Nim Shin, Si-Young Lee
Translated by:   Brother Anthony of Taize, Young-Moo Kim
Imprint:   Cornell University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   28g
ISBN:   9781885445100
ISBN 10:   1885445105
Series:   Korean / English
Publication Date:   15 March 2010
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Korean
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

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