Dance of Anguish: Poetic Texts from 1920s Korea

Page layouts of books of vernacular Korean poetry

These books were all surveyed for "Printshops, Pressmen, and the Poetic Page in Colonial Korea," a supplementary article to this photo essay that is also featured in this issue of Cross-Currents. For more information about each book, see “How Poetry Mattered in 1920s Korea" (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation by Wayne de Fremery, Harvard University, 2011, especially appendix 2.6).