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Published .
Written in English

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  • Poetry

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Edition Notes

StatementEmily Jungmin Yoon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3625.O53 C78 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 67 pages
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976388M
ISBN 100062843680
ISBN 109780062843685
OCLC/WorldCa1016928075

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  Emily Jungmin Yoon is the author of A Cruelty Special to Our Species (Ecco Books, September ) and Ordinary Misfortunes(Tupelo Press, July ), winner of the Sunken Garden Chapbook poems and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Poetry, and elsewhere. She has received awards and fellowships from the Poetry . A Cruelty Special to Our Species - A Cruelty Special to Our Species audiobook, by Emily Jungmin Yoon A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new her arresting collection, urgently relevant for our times, poet Emily Jungmin Yoon confronts the histories of sexual violence against women, focusing in particular. In wrenching language, A Cruelty Special to Our Species unforgettably describes the brutalities of war and the fear and sorrow of those whose lives and bodies were swept up by a colonizing power, bringing powerful voice to an oppressed group of people whose histories have often been erased and overlooked. A Cruelty Special to Our Species Poems. by Emily Jungmin Yoon. On Sale: 09/18/ Price: $