Night-sky Checkerboard: Poems by Oh Sae-youngNight-sky Checkerboard: Poems by Oh Sae-young

Night-sky Checkerboard: Poems

byOh Sae-young

Paperback | May 20, 2016

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Night-Sky Checkerboard introduces English-language readers to the imagistic lyricism of a Korean master at the peak of his powers. As a young poet fascinated by Modernism, Oh Sae-young attempted to reproduce the inner landscapes of the dislocated self produced by industrial society before arriving at the more existentialist concerns that dominate his work today.The present volume, fluidly translated by Brother Anthony of Taize, reflects Oh Sae-young's harmonious fusion of image with idea, with woodpeckers pecking secret coded messages, the farmer finding the ground's erogenous zones, and a cloud factory on strike.
Oh Sae-young was born in Yongkwang, South Jeolla Province, in 1942. He has published some twelve volumes of poetry as well as a number of volumes of literary essays, and has received several awards for his work. His poetry as a whole is characterized by the pursuit of a harmonious fusion of the lyrical with the ideological, and the des...
Title:Night-sky Checkerboard: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.37 inPublished:May 20, 2016Publisher:Phoneme MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939419476

ISBN - 13:9781939419477