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Ten Thousand Lives (Green Integer) - Ko Un, Young-Moo Kim, Brother Anthony of Taizé, Gary G. Gach, Robert Hass
Ten Thousand Lives (Green Integer)
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Ko Un grew up in a formerly Japanese-controlled territory that was very much the center of the Korean War. Ten Thousand Lives is his major, ongoing work, which began during his imprisonment, when he determined to describe every person he had ever met. The selection in this volume—from the first... show more
Ko Un grew up in a formerly Japanese-controlled territory that was very much the center of the Korean War. Ten Thousand Lives is his major, ongoing work, which began during his imprisonment, when he determined to describe every person he had ever met. The selection in this volume—from the first 10 volumes—represents one of the major classics of twentieth-century Korean literature, published for the first time in English.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781933382067 (1933382066)
Publisher: Green Integer
Pages no: 364
Edition language: English
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Poetry
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4.0 Ten Thousand Lives , by Ko Un
Common to all four Korean authors I have read so far is a life deeply scored by war, oppression, hunger and persecution. These travails run from the later Choson era in the middle of the 19th century to the middle of the 1980's, a period which includes the collapse of a regime and civil war; then th...
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