Some Are Always Hungry (Book, 2020) []
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Some Are Always Hungry

Some Are Always Hungry

Author: Jihyun Yun
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Some Are Always Hungry chronicles a family's wartime survival, immigration, and heirloom trauma through the lens of food, or the lack thereof.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jihyun Yun
ISBN: 9781496222183 1496222180
OCLC Number: 1193326696
Contents: All Female My Grandmother Thinks of Love while Steeping Tea Passage, 1951 Bone Soup, 1951 For Now, Nothing Burns Diptych of Girl in 1953 Field Notes from My Grandparents Immigration Homonyms I Revisit Myself in 1996 War Soup The Daughter Transmorphic Yellow Fever Saga of the Nymph and the Woodcutter Fish Head Soup Recipe: Diptych of Animal and Womb Aubade Mother Undresses Blood Type Lilith Husband Stitch The Tale of Janghwa and Hongryeon Caught Menstruation Triptych Some Are Always Hungry Immigration Benediction as Disdained Cuisine Praise Thirst Homecoming Savaging Revisitations The Leaving Season Reversal Grandmother, Praying Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Jihyun Yun.
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"In this excellent debut, Yun lingers over descriptions in precise and evocative language. . . . This is a lush and moving collection."-Publishers Weekly "Yun's poems are unflinching in subject Read more...

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