Translating Mo'um

ISBN-10: 1931236119
ISBN-13: 9781931236119
Edition: 2002
Authors: Cathy Park Hong
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Description: Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Deft, edgy, dystopic, assiduous in their loathing of the famous fascination of the exotic, Cathy Park Hong's poems burst forth in searing flashes of ire and insight. She gives no quarter to either Korean or English.  More...

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List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hanging Loose Press
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 74
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Deft, edgy, dystopic, assiduous in their loathing of the famous fascination of the exotic, Cathy Park Hong's poems burst forth in searing flashes of ire and insight. She gives no quarter to either Korean or English. Without creative interference, without mistranslation, language to her is history's 'cracked' thorax, a resented 'dictation,' and a constant personal embarrassment. Her poems are 'islands without flags,' 'the ocean a slate gray/ along the wolf-hued sand.' TRANSLATING MO'UM is striking both for its stabbingly original, vinegary images and its ruthless honesty: Hong being that rare thing, a poet as rigorous in her self-scrutiny as in her cultural confrontations"-Calvin Bedient.

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