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The Fish & the Dove (Paperback)

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Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. THE FISH & THE DOVE considers the history of occupation, the legacy of the Korean War, and the ways in which official and institutional language of war obfuscates lived experience. In it, I bear witness to what girlhood, womanhood, and motherhood might mean in the context of family, nation, and history. The legendary Assyrian warrior goddess Semiramis haunts this book, and by giving her voice, I attempt to foreground women's experience in narratives that so often tokenize, dehumanize, and exclude them. The text is informed by and appropriates institutional language, including reports of the South Korean Truth and Reconciliation Commission on governmental atrocities committed during the Korean War.--Mary-Kim Arnold.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781934819883
ISBN-10: 1934819883
Publisher: Noemi Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2020
Pages: 104
Language: English