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The problem with ‘han’ (한, 恨)

27 mins | Jun 30, 2022
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Why Koreans are not defined by sadness. Many Korean American writers have written beautifully about what 'han' (한/恨) has meant to them. But they have largely avoided the troubling historical origins and the problematic uses the term has. Minsoo Kang reflects on the concept of 'han', its troublesome past, and the issues it might create for the people of Korea today.
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