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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2016) 10 (4): 82–124.
Published: 01 February 2016
... S E A R C H E S S A Y R E B E K A H L I N H C O L L I N S Vietnamese Literature After War and Renovation: The Extraordinary Everyday In a first-person narrative by Tr n Nhã Th y, a fiction writer, essayist, andjournalist born in in Qu ng Ngãi and now living and working in H Chí Minh City, the...
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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...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (3): 1–35.
Published: 25 August 2020
... had over one hundred fifty thousand works (primarily in the French language) and three hundred to six hundred daily readers, and the popular lending section maintained collections of French-language novels, textbooks, and Vietnamese qu c ng literature. After the founding of the Directorate of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (3): 79–118.
Published: 25 August 2020
... a popular novelist and journalist in the s and an important leader of the anticommunist nationalist movement during the Anti-French Resistance [Kháng Chi n Ch ng Pháp] Viet- nam s war of independence. But his support for the unsuccessful coup on November earned him the ire of the Sài Gòn government...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (3): 36–78.
Published: 25 August 2020
... ideological necessities shape translation in new cultural contexts. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Theravada Buddhism in Vietnam Khmer Buddhist literature Thai Buddhist literature translation in Southeast Asia history of Buddhism R E S E A R C H E S S A Y T R E N T W...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (2): 40–86.
Published: 29 May 2020
... insistence on the absolute break between the literature of the state and that of its postwar diaspora. Both critics, however, fold together chronology and geography by assuming that the diaspora only began after the war. Against this loss-leaning mode of analysis, I posit that diasporic South Vietnamese...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (2): 87–151.
Published: 29 May 2020
... Vietnam War literature on the years and beyond. For us in almost everything was new, as we took over rudimentary ground facilities, transported ARVN infantry in search of the enemy, evacuated wounded, supplied outlying posts, and interacted with local Vietnamese. We had no idea that hundreds of thousands...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (1): 124–127.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Struggle for South Vietnam, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. 392 pages. There is a burgeoning literature on the latter stages of the Vietnam War, and Martin G. Clemis has written a useful addition to those works. His book focuses on the ways in which the combatants contested control over the...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (1): 136–141.
Published: 01 February 2020
... imperial aggression (the United States versus Hà N i). Less analyzed, however, is the transpacific scope of the conflict. Simeon Man s Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific contributes to this gap in the literature, examining how the Vietnam War resonated in South Korea...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (1): 49–76.
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 (2020) 15 (1): 6–48.
Published: 01 February 2020
... nationalist value of the Hùng Temple for the DRV government. He first visited the temple in when he was on his way from the war capital of Vi t B c to the official capital, Hà N i. At the temple he talked with the Vietnamese soldiers of the Pioneer Division, who were in charge of entering Hà N i and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (4): 1–39.
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 (2009) 4 (3): 98–138.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Shawn McHale This essay examines Việt Minh deployment of propaganda on race hatred and cannibalism during the First Indochina War (1945––1954). It evaluates the literature on the First Indochina War and on historical institutionalism for its ability to help explain this propaganda. It then focuses...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 137–142.
Published: 01 August 2019
... brought attention to Vietnamese diasporic literature. In his wide-ranging academic work Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War, Nguyen discusses the variety of literary genres explored by Vietnamese refugees, including graphic memoirs. Not to be confused with graphic novels, which are works of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 115–136.
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) 14 (3): 143–148.
Published: 01 August 2019
... literature about US soldiers in (South) Vietnam. The chapter on women presents startling and moving examples of people who follow Vietnamese REV IEWS 147 tradition to become soldiers-wives-mothers. In one especially gripping post- war story, Thuy and her husband were ordered to reeducation. But since their...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 43–78.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the two political options The ideological conflict between the two currents had rapidly transformed into violent fights inside the colonial prisons and penal colonies, as well as in the ranks of Vietnamese revolutionaries exiled in South China This is what Ph m Qu nh referred to, in as the war of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 1–42.
Published: 01 August 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (2): 93–144.
Published: 01 May 2019
... attention, he has been the subject of one published interview and a briefly introduced translation of one of his essays Though both of these articles introduce Nguyên Ng c s life before i M i, they remain superfi- cial and focus on literature after a brief aside about war. This lack of detail reflects a...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (2): 166–171.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) and its first president, Ngô ình Di m. Responding to shifts in Cold War studies, a group of historians of US diplomacy have been reconsidering the erstwhile leader, his regime, the nature of his relationship with the United States, and his nation-building project(s...