Kŏri: The Beacon Anthology of Korean American Fiction

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Heinz Insu Fenkl, Walter K. Lew
Beacon Press, 2001 - Fiction - 263 pages
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Since the 1930s, Korean American writers have come to maintain an important place in our national literature, publishing some of the most exciting fiction of the twentieth century. The stories in this first anthology of Korean American fiction represent the very best work of these writers, including several pieces published for the first time.

Contributors include Patti Kim, Chang-rae Lee, Susan Choi, Heinz Insu Fenkl, Leonard Chang, Nora Okja Keller, and Richard E. Kim.

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With just 16 entries, this anthology of Korean American prose written in English nevertheless ranges from early 20th-century writers (e.g., Younghill Kang and Willyce Kim) to contemporary writers ... Read full review


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Fenkl is director of creative writing at SUNY, New Paltz.

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