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Modern Warfare: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha and Myung Mi Kim

Josephine Nock-Hee Park

in Apparitions of Asia: Modernist Form and Asian American Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332735
eISBN:
9780199868148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332735.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the legacy of high modernism in the work of avant‐garde Asian American artists at the end of the 20th century. Returning to a history of transpacific alliances in their work, ... More


A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature

Jacob Edmond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242597
eISBN:
9780823242634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book begins with two questions: Why is our world still understood through binary oppositions—East and West, local and global, common and strange—that ought to have crumbled with the Berlin Wall? ... More


Catherine Walsh: A Poetics of Flux

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Catherine Walsh is the most significant woman amongst Irish avant-garde poets, best known for her long poems in experimental form. Throughout her career to date she has engaged with the intersection ... More


Hieroglyphic Parallelism: Mayan Metalepsis in Charles Olson’s Mayan Letters, Cy Twombly’s Poems to the Sea, and Alurista’s Spik in Glyph?

Edgar Garcia

in Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226658971
eISBN:
9780226659169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659169.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the poetics of Mayan hieroglyphs, with special attention on how their formal features integrate the temporal contradictions of decoloniality. It recounts how poets Charles ... More


Confession and the Crisis of Buraku Writing in the 1970s

Anne McKnight

in Nakagami, Japan: Buraku and the Writing of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672851
eISBN:
9781452947327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672851.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on the theme of confession, engaged by writers in the 1970s who opted to use buraku characters and settings as the focus of their works. It features Toson Shimazaki’s novel The ... More


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