Singing Like a Cricket, Hooting Like an Owl: Selected Poems of Yi Kyu-Bo (Cornell East Asia Series; 78) (Paperback)

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By Kyu-Bo Yi, Kevin O'Rourke (Translator)
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Kyu-bo Yi (1168-1241), the greatest of the classical Korean poets, was born into a very turbulent period of history, when the Koryo kingdom was threatened from the north by barbarians and from within by the ongoing struggle for supremacy among the various factions. His poems, confessional and transcendent, describe moments of personal illumination in the course of everyday life.

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Kyu-Bo Yi (1168-1241), the greatest of the classical Korean poets, was born into a very turbulent period of history, when the Koryo kingdom was threatened from the north by barbarians and from within by the ongoing struggle for supremacy among the various factions. His poems, confessional and transcendent, describe moments of personal illumination in the course of everyday life.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781885445780
ISBN-10: 1885445784
Publisher: Cornell East Asia Series
Publication Date: March 31st, 2010
Pages: 106
Language: English
Series: Cornell East Asia Series; 78