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There a petal silently falls : three stories

Author: Yun Ch'oe; Bruce Fulton; Ju-Chan Fulton
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2008.
Series: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At once experimental, polyvocal, and politically engaged, the stories collected in There a Petal Silently Falls offer a rich, evocative exploration of violence, trauma, and loss in divided Korea. Ch'oe's stories take us well beyond previous literary representations of national division and the 1980 Kwangju Massacre by probing the relationship among desire, fantasy, and memory, all the while locating gender at the  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yun Ch'oe; Bruce Fulton; Ju-Chan Fulton
ISBN: 9780231142960 023114296X 9780231512428 0231512422
OCLC Number: 171614648
Description: 192 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: There a petal silently falls --
Whisper yet --
The thirteen-scent flower.
Series Title: Weatherhead books on Asia.
Other Titles: Chŏgi sori ŏpsi hanjŏm kkonnip i chigo.
Responsibility: by Ch'oe Yun ; translated by Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton.

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Inspired by the Kwangju Massacre of 1980, in which 2,000 civilians were killed for protesting the government's military rule, this novella recounts the wanderings of a girl traumatized by her  Read more...

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There a Petal Silently Falls, by one of contemporary South Korea's most respected authors, was an early attempt to confront the scandal of the Kwangju Massacre. Faced with censorship and a regime Read more...

 
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