This Side of Time: Poems by Ko Un

This Side of Time: Poems by Ko Un

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"Ko Un's poems evoke the open creativity and fluidity of nature, and funny turns and twists of mind. Mind is sometimes registered in Buddhist terms--Buddhist practice being part of Ko Un's background. Ko Un writes spare, short-line lyrics direct to the point, but often intricate in both wit and meaning. Ko Un has now traveled worldwide and is not only a major spokesman for all Korean culture, but a voice for Planet Earth Watershed as well." --Gary Snyder Ko Un is one of the most respected poets in Korea and has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 153 x 229 x 10.16mm | 188g
  • Buffalo, United States
  • English
  • 1935210327
  • 9781935210320
  • 1,437,341

About Ko Un

Ko Un: Ko Un is one of the best-known poets in Korea and abroad, and has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. He is a prolific author with over 100 volumes of poetry as well as many volumes of fiction and non-fiction in his native Korean. Clare You, is the Chair of the Center for Korean Studies, University of California, Berkeley, and received the Korean National Silver Medal of Culture in 2003 for her work in the advancement of Korean culture. She is author of two language textbooks including College Korean. Richard Silberg: Richard Silberg is the associate editor of Poetry Flash, is author of five books of poetry including The Fields, and Doubleness and the book of essays Reading the Sphere.
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