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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 10482–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2015.10.4.82
Published: 01 February 2016
...Rebekah Linh Collins This article examines the turn to the everyday in contemporary literature from Vietnam by Phan Thị Vàng Anh, Dương Phương Vinh, Nguyễn Ngọc Tư, and other writers born in the 1960s and 1970s. I analyze formal, aesthetic, ethical, and sociopolitical aspects of the literature...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 15149–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.49
Published: 01 February 2020
... relevant in contemporary Vietnamese literature and can serve to perpetuate and legitimize a hegemonic discourse on Cambodia that is detrimental to bilateral relations. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Third Indochina War Vietnam-Cambodia relations twentieth-century...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2015; 10387–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2015.10.3.87
Published: 01 November 2015
...An Tuan Nguyen This article seeks to broaden the scholarly literature on contemporary Vietnamese America with the inclusion of new Vietnamese immigrants who have come to the United States as professionals. It illuminates the nuanced ways in which diplomatic educational channels have always enabled...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 1516–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.6
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ngô Thị Diễm Hằng The concept of “religion” in Vietnam has long been linked directly with the discourse of state influence. This essay presents place-making practices at the Hùng Temple, exploring the manner in which certain apparatuses of the contemporary state exert control over the temple for...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14440–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.40
Published: 01 November 2019
... California 2019 Bakhtin Đổi Mới war consequences war literature writing R E S E A R C H E S S A Y Q U I - P H I E T T R A N Writing to Remember: The Chronotope of Memory and Time in B o Ninh s N i bu n chi n tranh [The Sorrow of War] In contemporary Vietnamese war literature, no work has...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14492–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.92
Published: 01 November 2019
... promote the emergence of Vietnam as Asia s latest newly industrialized country, certainly since i M i but also at other times, such as the command economy experimentations in the post- colonial and postunification periods. The case studies in this volume, how- ever, focus on contemporary transformations...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1441–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.1
Published: 01 November 2019
...Long Bui This article considers state-funded films in contemporary Vietnam and the legacy of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), which fell to communist forces in 1975. From a close reading of films produced on the thirtieth anniversary of the end of the war, the article deciphers complicated...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143153–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.153
Published: 01 August 2019
... here are thus a timely addition to the growing body of literature on Catholicism in Vietnamese history. They differ in content, style, methodology, and aims, but reading them in tandem was quite illuminating. In fact, they offer a complementary panorama of the religious landscape of northern Vietnam...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1431–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.1
Published: 01 August 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143115–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.115
Published: 01 August 2019
... weaknesses of the contending Vietnamese forces. GARY KULIK is a historian with a PhD in American history and literature from Brown University. A veteran of the war in Vietnam, he is the author of War Stories: False Atrocity Tales, Swift Boaters, and Winter Soldiers What Really Happened in Vietnam (Potomoc...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14343–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.43
Published: 01 August 2019
... knew how to attract the admiration of his contemporaries. Even the most gifted of his comrades had to acknowledge that he alone had the stature of a leader Through his editorial, Nguy n Tri u Lu t also revealed that the nationalist movement in was still searching for a real leader, one as virtuous as...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14379–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.79
Published: 01 August 2019
... origins of quốc ngữ, accessible to non-Latin-reading scholars of the Vietnamese language for the first time. Included with this translation is an introduction that situates de Rhodes’ work in the context of other contemporary Jesuit linguists also working on quốc ngữ and points out that the Brevis...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14293–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.93
Published: 01 May 2019
... communist literature introductory remarks [ đề dẫn ] Central Highlanders I N T E R V I E W A N T H O N Y M O R R E A L E An Interview with Nguyên Ng c This interview introduces one of contemporary Vietnam s most impor-tant essayists and political activists, Nguyên Ng c. This indefatigable octogenarian...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1421–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.1
Published: 01 May 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14160–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.60
Published: 01 February 2019
... indication of profound ideological crisis and as a metaphor for the keen desire for change. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Contemporary Vietnamese literature Nguyễn Huy Thiệp patricide family incest ideological crisis R E S E A R C H E S S A Y D O A N C A M T H I...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1411–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.1
Published: 01 February 2019
... captures or explains the emergence of this market or the more complex developments that led to the rise of contemporary Vietnamese art. Nor can it definitively account for many of the changes observed across other modes of expression and cultural production in Vietnam, from music to literature. What, if...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14187–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.87
Published: 01 February 2019
... the West (see Figure On the bookshelf, there was just one small book on Vietnam among many others by Frantz Fanon and Herbert Marcuse, as well as literature on the Black Power movement and Latin America, bookended by works from Karl Marx and Rosa Luxemburg. This bookshelf was clearly a place where...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14135–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.35
Published: 01 February 2019
... relationships, and gave rise to these kinds of racist sentiments. Many Kinh in contemporary Vietnam see Khmer-Kinh interethnic marriage as abnormal and impossible because of the significant socioeco- nomic gap between the two ethnic groups. Common stereotypes cast Khmer as strongly attached to their hamlets or...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13448–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.4.48
Published: 01 November 2018
... policies and regulations that governed everyday life in the leprosy village. It then looks at the introduction of the socialist regime of leprosy care, whose most commonly recalled feature among contemporary residents of Quy Hòa was to require inmates to undertake heavy labor to supplement their 50 L E...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 1332–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.2
Published: 01 August 2018
... Vietnamese as a kind of pure container for Vietnamese national identity. Such an atmosphere has tended to funnel scholarly attention towards the development of vernacular Nôm writing and literature, while the preponderance of Literary Chinese textual culture has been relegated to a vaguely defined...