Whale and Vapor (Paperback)

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By Kim Kyung Ju, Jake Levine (Translator)
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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Translated by Jake Levine. The poems in WHALE AND VAPOR emphasize exhaustion--physically, mentally, and as an existential condition. Kim Kyung Ju playfully turns toward the lyric in this work as a way to reconcile himself with the contemporary world by engaging in dialogue with his Korean literary ancestry. Masterfully translated by Jake Levine in close conversation with the author, this collection by one of the most popular and critically acclaimed poets to come out in South Korea in the new millennium explores the cold tunnels of today's tired, dark times.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781939568304
ISBN-10: 1939568307
Publisher: Black Ocean
Publication Date: April 1st, 2020
Pages: 99
Language: English