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Articles tagged "North Korean Exile Literature"


Two days ago, I stood at the DMZ with one of the authors in this issue, Jang Jin-sung. We looked across toward North Korea together from a guardpost on the South Korean side. Only a barbed wire fence below separated him from home. A flock of birds flew over us in an arrow formation, pointing north; but neither he, nor those he loves on the other side, can cross that border. North Korea is enclosed by borders. In material terms, North Korea is a large holding camp, as most Koreans living...

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