This issue of MĀNOA (27-2), The Colors of Dawn: Twentieth Century Korean Poetry features selected works of poetry, curated by guest editors Brother Anthony of Taizé and Chung Eun-Gwi, that speak for the present and foreshadow the nation’s future. Voices from the era of burgeoning modern Korean poetry touch on resistance to Japanese occupation, liberation and the Cold War, dictatorial rule, and democratic renewal from the following poets:
Part One: Poetry of Today
Do Jong Hwan
Part Two: Survivors of War
Part Three: Founding Voices
Midang Seo Jeong-ju
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