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Book Review: Infected Korean Language: Purity Versus Hybridity From The Sinographic Cosmopolis To Japanese Colonialism To Global English by Koh Jongsok

Koh Jongsok, Infected Korean Language: Purity versus Hybridity from the Sinographic Cosmopolis to Japanese Colonialism to Global English. (Ross King, Trans.) (Amherst, NY, Cambria Press, 2014); pp. 312; tables, glossary, index. ISBN 978-1-60497-871-1. Hb. £75.99 Book review by Simon Barnes-Sadler, PhD student at SOAS, University of London.     Ross King’s new translation of Koh Jongsok’s collection of linguistic essays is a… Read more →