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English(English) E-Book

What Is Darkening

About the E-Books

Author
Ra Heeduk
Co-Author
-
Translator
Choi Jongyoll
Publisher
Jain Publishing Company
Published Year
2017
Country
UNITED STATES
Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Poetry > 21st century poetry

Original Title
어두워진다는 것은
Romanization of Original
Eoduwojindaneun geoseun
Original Language

Korean(한국어)

ISBN
9780895818409
Page
-
Series
OverDrive Read

About the Author

  • Ra Heeduk
  • Birth : 1966 ~ -
  • Occupation : Poet
  • First Name : Heeduk
  • Family Name : Ra
  • Korean Name : 나희덕
  • ISNI : 0000000374736398
  • Works : 11
About the Original Work
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Descriptions - 1 Languages
  • English(English)

What Is Darkening is a book of poetry which shows a mature exuviation. Seeing the intrinsic darkness of life, the poet casts off the hard shell of consciousness and can see 'thousands of colors' in a tree and hear 'too many sounds' in a drop. She is now a 'discriminator of cries.' Moreover, as conjurers heal ill souls with the uttering of an incantation, being possessed of a spirit, she soothes 'this swarming heart' with 'dreams locked in a dark ovary.' Therefore, the hurt is no longer so dark. Through the poet's alchemy, the hurt becomes 'shiny wounds.'

—Lee Insung, novelist

Here is a poet whose delicate eye discovers the meaning of life... When I read her poems, long ripened in her deep heart's core, I suddenly taste the depth and neatness of words.

—Choi Dooseok, poet

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Translated Books1

  • English(English) Book
    What is Darkening
    Ra Heeduk / 나희덕 / 2006 / literature > Korean Literature > Korean Poetry > 21st century poetry