Dance Dance Revolution

Dance Dance Revolution

by Cathy Park Hong
     
 

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"The mixture of imagination, language, and historical consciousness in this book is marvelous."—Adrienne Rich, Barnard Women Poets Prize citation
"The Guide" is a former South Korean dissident and tour guide who speaks a fluid fabricated language; "the Historian" interviews the Guide and annotates the commentaries. Cathy Park Hong's passionate and artful

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"The mixture of imagination, language, and historical consciousness in this book is marvelous."—Adrienne Rich, Barnard Women Poets Prize citation
"The Guide" is a former South Korean dissident and tour guide who speaks a fluid fabricated language; "the Historian" interviews the Guide and annotates the commentaries. Cathy Park Hong's passionate and artful poem sequence weaves an ultimately revitalizing dialogue on shared experience in a globalized world, using language as subversion and disguise.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393064841
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/07/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Cathy Park Hong is the author of Translating Mo’um and Dance Dance Revolution and has won a Pushcart Prize and the Barnard Women Poets Prize. She lives in New York and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College.

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