December 11, 2017

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ISBN-10: 0062843680

ISBN-13: 9780062843685

ISBN-10: 1982551917

ISBN-13: 9781982551919

A piercing debut choice of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent

In her arresting assortment, urgently suitable for our occasions, poet Emily Jungmin Yoon confronts the histories of sexual violence opposed to girls, focusing specifically on Korean so-called “comfort women,” girls who have been compelled into sexual exertions in Japanese-occupied territories in the course of global battle II.

In wrenching language, A Cruelty targeted to Our Species unforgettably describes the brutalities of battle and the terror and sorrow of these whose lives and our bodies have been swept up through a colonizing energy, bringing robust voice to an oppressed team of individuals whose histories have frequently been erased and neglected. “What is a physique in a stolen country,” Yoon asks. “What is correct in war.”

Moving readers via time, house, and assorted cultures, and bringing bright existence to the stories and confessions of the victims,Yoon takes ownership of a painful and shameful background even whereas unearthing moments of infrequent good looks in acts of resistance and resilience, and within the intuition to outlive and endure witness.

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