The Resource A river of Han : Eastern tragedy in a Western land : a study of Korean American literature, Stephen Joyce

A river of Han : Eastern tragedy in a Western land : a study of Korean American literature, Stephen Joyce

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A river of Han : Eastern tragedy in a Western land : a study of Korean American literature
Title
A river of Han
Title remainder
Eastern tragedy in a Western land : a study of Korean American literature
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Joyce
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Language
ger
Summary
Is there a non-Western form of tragedy? This volume argues that the Korean concept of han should be considered an Eastern tragic vision which is gaining prominence in the West through the critically acclaimed works of diasporic writers such as Nobel Prize-nominee Richard E. Kim, Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, and Chang-rae Lee. Through close readings of the works of leading Korean American authors, the book explicates the philosophical, historical, and postcolonial roots of 'han' and its distinctive aesthetics in contrast to classical Western tragedy. It then examines how specific authors deploy this
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Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
810.8089570090511
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS508.K67
LC item number
.J693 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American Studies - A Monograph Series
Series volume
v. 259
Label
A river of Han : Eastern tragedy in a Western land : a study of Korean American literature, Stephen Joyce
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; 1 The River; 1.1 Asian American Studies; 1.2 Journey's Beginning; 2 The Whirlwind of ""Han""; 2.1 Richard E. Kim; 2.2 ""The Martyred""; 2.3 Echoes of ""Han"" in Religion and Philosophy; 2.4 ""The Innocent""; 2.5 Conclusion; 3 The Colonial World of ""Han""; 3.1 Postcolonial Theory and Homi Bhabha; 3.2 ""Lost Names""; 3.3 The ""Han"" of Lost Names; 3.4 Conclusion; 4. A Fugitive Aesthetic; 4.1 Theresa Hak Kyung Cha; 4.2 ""Dictée""; 4.3 Conclusion; 5 ""Han"" in the Interstices; 5.1 Heinz Insu Fenkl; 5.2 An Autobiographical Novel; 5.3 Camptown as Contact Zone
  • 5.4 Autoethnography5.5 Conclusion; 6 A Labyrinth without a Centre; 6.1 Chang-rae Lee; 6.2 ""Native Speaker""; 6.3 ""A Gesture Life""; 6.4 ""Aloft""; 6.5 Conclusion; 7 Trauma, Tragedy, and ""Han""; 7.1 ""Han"" and Tragedy; 7.2 Some Characteristics and Literary Strategies of ""Han""; 7.3 The Truth of ""Han""; 8 Journey's End; Works Cited
Control code
ocn912325329
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (400 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783825375195
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b3293757x
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)912325329
  • pebc3825375196

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