Notes from the Divided Country: Poems


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Notes from a Divided Country, Kim's first collection of poetry, confronts a number of difficult subjects - colonialism, the Korean War, emigration, racism, and love. She considers what a homeland would be for a divided nation and a divided self: what it means to enter language, the body, the family, the community; to be a daughter, sister, lover, citizen, or exile. In settings from New York to San Francisco, from Scotland to Seoul, her poems question "what threads hold / our lives together" in cities and gardens, ...

Notes from the Divided Country: Poems 2003, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807128732

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