The Red Room: Stories of Trauma in Contemporary Korea

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Modern Korean fiction is to a large extent a literature of witness to the historic upheavals of twentieth-century Korea. Often inspired by their own experiences, contemporary writers continue to show us how individual Koreans have been traumatized by wartime violence--whether the uprooting of whole families from the ancestral home, life on the road as war refugees, or the violent deaths of loved ones. The Red Room brings together stories by three canonical Korean writers who examine trauma as a simple fact of life. In Pak ...

The Red Room: Stories of Trauma in Contemporary Korea 2009, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824833978

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The Red Room: Stories of Trauma in Contemporary Korea 2009, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824833268

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