DMZ Colony

DMZ Colony

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ISBN10: 194069695X ISBN13: 9781940696959 Publisher: Wave Books Published: Apr 7 2020 Pages: 128 Height: 8.50" Width: 6.00" Language: English

Publisher's Comments

Woven from poems, prose, photographs, and drawings, Don Mee Choi's DMZ Colony is a tour de force of personal and political reckoning set over eight acts. Evincing the power of translation as a poetic device to navigate historical and linguistic borders, it explores Edward Said's notion of "the intertwined and overlapping histories" in regards to South Korea and the United States through innovative deployments of voice, story, and poetics. Like its sister book, Hardly War, it holds history accountable, its very presence a resistance to empire and a hope in humankind.

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