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Booklist: Poetry in English

A work-in-progress listing of poems in English by writers of Korean heritage. Titles are sorted in date of publication in English translation, most recent first.

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Zainichi Literature
Ed John Lie tr Abbie (Miyabi) Yamamoto, Christina Yi, Haeng-ja Chung, Nathaniel Heneghan, Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Samuel Perry, Youngmi Lim
Univ of California Berkeley Institute of East Asian Studies, 2018

From the publisher’s website: This collection of translated works highlights a selection of writings in translation by Zainichi (diasporic Koreans in Japan). The introduction provides an historical overview of Zainichi diasporic identity; the concluding appendix considers the figure of Kin Kakuei and the flourishing Zainichi literature in the 1960s. Authors whose works are translated and […] (Link to online store)