The Dream of Things: Selected Poems of Hyonjong Chong


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The Dream of Things: Selected Poems of Hyonjong Chong


Author: Hyonjong Chong
Order No. 1052
ISBN-13: 9781931907484
ISBN-10: 193190748X
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2008
Language: English
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Page: 108
Price: $10.36

The Dream of Things brings together about 80 poems by Hyonjong Chong that best illustrate his unusual poetic imagination and polished skill. In these poems, Chong demonstrates his persistent pursuit of the relationship between poet and object. It is through thoughtful meditation about language and meticulous precision in word choice that he relates this relationship.

Chong often extends his metaphors through unique word play and the use of puns, which serves to dislocate readers from common perceptions and prejudices. He enjoys poetic experimentation in order to push conventional boundaries, which allows him to convey his profound meditation on the relationship between “man and man” and “man and things.” Learn More …

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Weight 1 lbs