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Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-korean-studies/article-pdf/27/1/114/1503308/114shim.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 19 April 2022 114 Mi-Ryong Shim care is “more imperative for women than men” (76)—hence the title of the book. As Kim presents her original claims somewhat modestly at times, Imperatives of Care demands a careful and reflective reading. However, it will undoubtedly pro- vide an intellectually gratifying experience for those who do. This book will be of great interest to scholars of the history of medicine and science in East Asia, mod- ern Korean history, and gender studies. Reviewed by Yoon Sun Yang Boston University DOI 10.1215/07311613-9474331 *** Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature, edited by Yoon Sun Yang. New York: Routledge, 2020. 324 pp. $200 (hardback). In the Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature, the editor Yoon Sun Yang has brought together twenty-one contributors to provide an overview of some of the most relevant issues in contemporary Korean literary studies. In offer- ing a broad introduction to modern Korean literature, the book may be compared to earlier English-language anthologies, but it diverges sharply from these prior publications in its approach to the subject. Instead of offering a survey of represen- tative works, the book makes visible the multiple, sometimes http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Korean Studies Duke University Press

Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

Journal of Korean Studies , Volume 27 (1) – Mar 1, 2022

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Copyright © 2022 Journal of Korean Studies Inc.
ISSN
0731-1613
eISSN
2158-1665
DOI
10.1215/07311613-9474344
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Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/journal-of-korean-studies/article-pdf/27/1/114/1503308/114shim.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 19 April 2022 114 Mi-Ryong Shim care is “more imperative for women than men” (76)—hence the title of the book. As Kim presents her original claims somewhat modestly at times, Imperatives of Care demands a careful and reflective reading. However, it will undoubtedly pro- vide an intellectually gratifying experience for those who do. This book will be of great interest to scholars of the history of medicine and science in East Asia, mod- ern Korean history, and gender studies. Reviewed by Yoon Sun Yang Boston University DOI 10.1215/07311613-9474331 *** Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature, edited by Yoon Sun Yang. New York: Routledge, 2020. 324 pp. $200 (hardback). In the Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature, the editor Yoon Sun Yang has brought together twenty-one contributors to provide an overview of some of the most relevant issues in contemporary Korean literary studies. In offer- ing a broad introduction to modern Korean literature, the book may be compared to earlier English-language anthologies, but it diverges sharply from these prior publications in its approach to the subject. Instead of offering a survey of represen- tative works, the book makes visible the multiple, sometimes

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Journal of Korean StudiesDuke University Press

Published: Mar 1, 2022

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