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By Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

Dictee is the best-known paintings of the flexible and critical artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha (1951-1982). A vintage paintings of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictee is the tale of numerous ladies: the Korean progressive Yu Guan quickly, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone, Cha's mom Hyung quickly Huo (a Korean born in Manchuria to first-generation Korean exiles), and Cha herself. The aspect that unites those girls is ache and the transcendence of affliction. The ebook is split into 9 components dependent round the Greek Muses. Cha deploys numerous texts, records, photos, and kinds of handle and inquiry to discover problems with dislocation and the fragmentation of reminiscence. the result's a piece of strength, complexity, and enduring good looks.

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