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Bridging The Waters: An International Bilingual Poetry Anthology (korean, American, Other).

Cho, Yooh-ho (editor); Barkan, Stanley (editor).

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ISBN 10: 8993575983 / ISBN 13: 9788993575989
Published by Cross-Cultural Communications Merr, Merrick
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512 pages. Softcover. New book. POETRY. Of the 35 American poets and international poets represented in this anthology, 15 come from a multi-generational American background. The majority of them are either first-generation children of immigrant parents or immigrants themselves. These poets not only maintain close ties with their homecountries but also are actively involved in exchanges with other communities and countries. Therefore, participating in such exchanges is to be involved with the global community itself. It is my sincere hope that this volume will serve as a small bridge toward the globalization of the Korean literature. (Key Words: Bilingual Poetry, Korean, Korean American). Bookseller Inventory # 79348X1

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Title: Bridging The Waters: An International ...

Publisher: Cross-Cultural Communications Merr, Merrick

Binding: Softcover

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Poetry. Asian American Studies. BRIDGING THE WATERS is an international, bilingual (English-Korean / Korean-English) poetry anthology, translated into and from Korean by Rachel S. Rhee, Irene Seonjoo Yoon, Kyung-Nyun Kim Richards, and Kyung Hwa Rhee. It includes 15 American poets, 20 international, multilingual poets (from Bangladesh, Argentina, Russia, Israel, Catalonia, Turkey, Romania, Australia, St. Thomas, Peru, Germany, Japan, Iran, Italy, Serbia, Wales), 24 Korean-American poets, and 16 poets from Korea. In the words of the Korean editor, Yoon-Ho Cho, "It is my sincere hope that this volume with serve as a small bridge toward the globalization of Korean literature."

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Yoon-Ho Cho was born in Korea and made his literary debut in 1963 by winning the New Writer's Award of the Korean journal JayuMunhak. He immigrated to the US in 1971 and has published in numerous journals, such as the American poetry journals Lips, The Paterson Literary Review, and the Welsh poetry journal The Seventh Quarry. He has published five books of poetry, including Meet Like Wildflowers, The River Empties Its Heart, and The Love of an Apple Tree. In 1997, he received the 4th Gasan Literature Award and in 2012, The Korean-American Poet Association honored him with their Literature Award. He is a member of PEN USA, the editor of Korean Expatriate Literature and the ex-officio president of the Korean Expatriate Literary Association. With Stanley H. Barkan, he is the co-editor of BRIDGING THE WATERS: AN INTERNATIONAL BILINGUAL POETRY ANTHOLOGY (Cross-Cultural Communications, 2013).

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