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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (4): 40–62.
Published: 01 November 2019
... with the war and its aftermath with a candor, eloquence, and anguish that have no parallel in modern Vietnamese literature. The novel’s important questions—memory, time, and writing—can be explained in light of Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of the chronotope. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of...
Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2008) 3 (2): 34–65.
Published: 01 June 2008
... imageries shape female notions of fate and agency. By applying Bakhtin's concept of dialogism, the analysis illustrates how the creative act of self-narrative interweaves with multiple discourses in a dialogic process that tries to make sense of historical contingencies, culturally prescribed ideals, and...
Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2015) 10 (3): 48–86.
Published: 01 November 2015
... major theoretical influences from: ) Michel Foucault and his notion of a nexus of power/knowledge; ) Mikhail Bakhtin and dialogism; and ) Clifford Geertz and thick description Stephen Greenblatt, the putative father of New Historicism, has come to prefer the term cultural poetics to describe his...
Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2013) 8 (1): 1–33.
Published: 01 February 2013
... unorthodox and taming them into literate civilization. The prefaces do not champion the vernacular in the sense of Mikhail Bakhtin s apology for the novel, or Jing Shengtan s defense of Ming-Qing xiaoshuo literature; nor do they repre- sent Nôm as a regional alternative to Sinitic writing. Rather, they...
Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2008) 3 (1): 197–219.
Published: 01 February 2008
... Russian critic M.M. Bakhtin. Some scholars use the term socialist realism to refer to works by communist writers that promote and celebrate wartime heroism. In the West the term generally has negative connotations, suggesting dull works full of sunny optimism in which political persuasion, not literary...