• Flowers of a MomentKO UN

    Flowers of a Moment is a treasure trove of more than 180 brief poems by a major world poet at the apex of his career. A four-time Nobel Prize nominee,Ko Un grew up in Korea during the Japanese occupation. During the Korean War, he was conscripted by the People's Army. In 1952, he became a Buddhist...
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    Little pilgrim

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    2005
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary fiction
    From Korea’s most revered author comes the tale of a small boy’s quest for enlightenment. Loosely following the last chapter of the Avatamsaka sutra, Little Pilgrim relates the heroic journey of...
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    Ten Thousand Lives

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    2005
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary poetry
    Born in 1933 in a small village in Korea's North Cholla Province, Ko Un grew up in a Japanese-controlled land that was soon to experience the horrors of the Korean War. He became a Buddhist monk in...
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    Flowers of a moment poems

    U.S.A.
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    2006
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary poetry
    "Bodhisattva of Korean poetry, exuberant, demotic, abundant, obsessed with poetic creation . . . Ko Un is a magnificent poet, combination of Buddhist cognoscente, passionate political libertarian,...
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    Beyond Self: 108 Korean Zen Poems By Ko Un

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    1997
    / Literature - Korean literature - Contemporary poetry
    Korea's premier poet, the former Buddhist monk Ko Un, presents 108 Zen poems. From these poems we can taste hear, smell and see the life of Ko Un, who is affectionately called "the great mountain...
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    Young Moo Kim