EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion


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    Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban John Balaban ´ 7 Free download This anthology consists of seventeen short stories written by the best Vietnamese writers at home and abroad selected and edited by

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    John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion This is a collection of Vietnamese short stories from famous native authors The rhythm of many of the stories is different than Western writing so one story I just couldn't parse Most though were interesting and allowed ano

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    EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion Our tour folks suggested we read this book to “understand the soul of the Vietnamese” It does make me anxious to visit we leave in just over a week to see whether it has painted a picture that really succeeded Since many of the stories are uite sad I hope to find that the 24 years since its publication have been kind to the people of Vietnam I wondered about the translations several read like a poor attempt

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    EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban 17 stories And I'm looking for insight into the Vietnamese people 7 of these really spoke to me I disliked one a great deal which probably says about me than about the story And half were goodish Other reviewers have done it

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    EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion Collection of short stories by contemporary Vietnamese writers Some are okay Some are straight up strange and experimental

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    Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Read for my Vietnam Travel Seminar I didn't love all of the stories in this collection and don't feel that many of them tell me much about the place which is something I would expect out of a traveler's literary companion I actually did try to read this while traveling through Vietnam but found I didn't have enough time What's the book is missing some of the places I traveled to and has some odd generalized categories l

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    EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion The stories here are full of atmosphere containing some gems of characters and language Each one brings in a different perspective and a slightly different take on location so there's a great variety within the book even with the focus on Vietnam and Vietnamese authors The most powerful pieces are actually the ones that have less of a concentration on physical place though as these tend to be the stories tha

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    Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban John Balaban ´ 7 Free download EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion This collections of short stories by Vietnamese authors was recommended by the organizers of the trip I'll be taking to the area later this year The stories give the readers a glimpse of Vietnam through the eyes of a multitude of d

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    Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion EBOOK Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion I really liked this book of short stories some very touching and felt closer to the country than through most of the other books I have read Definitely recommend it for folks living or traveling in Vietnam

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    Free read õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ´ John Balaban John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion I can't say that I liked all the stories but it did give me some insight to the culture of the Vietnamese I will be visiting Vietnam in a few months and look forward to meeting the people and seeing their country

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  • Paperback
  • 256
  • Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion
  • John Balaban
  • English
  • 20 July 2020
  • 9781883513023

Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion

Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free download Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion 107 Since relations between the US and Vietnam have normalized many people are traveling to this exotic country previously closed to a generation of Western visitors Vietnam provides one of the first chances for Americans to know the Vietnamese outside the context of war Vietnamese have been telling stories for thousands of years in poetry and in song in Chinese script and then. This anthology consists of seventeen short stories written by the best Vietnamese writers at home and abroad selected and edited by one Vietnamese Nguyen ui Duc and one American John Balaban Prior to my picking up this collection I had only vaguely heard of Mr Nguyen while Mr Balaban was mainly known to me as the translator of Spring Essence the first book length collection of 18th 19th century Vietnamese bard Ho Xuan Huong s poetry to appear in English Mr Balaban was also one of the chief figures responsible for a memorably unsavory brouhaha in the Letters to the Editor section of Poetry magazine in May September 2008Mssrs Nguyen and Balaban have done a respectable job of bring

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Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free download Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion 107 In Vietnamese nôm and recently in novels and short stories These 17 stories from contemporary Vietnamese writers living in Vietnam and abroad take the literary traveler to extraordinary places from the jungle clad mountain ranges of the North to the mysterious silence of the old capital along the Perfume River Proximity of the spirit world love of family exhaustion from w. Read for my Vietnam Travel Seminar I didn t love all of the stories in this collection and don t feel that many of them tell me much about the place which is something I would expect out of a traveler s literary companion I actually did try to read this while traveling through Vietnam but found I didn t have enough time What s the book is missing some of the places I traveled to and has some odd generalized categories like rivers and jungles The jungle category kind of makes sense as this is a defining feature of the country but I would have preferred to see region specific stories instead of very vague ones in this kind of collectionDespite my issue with the anthology itself a

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Free read Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion John Balaban ´ 7 Free download Free download Vietnam A Traveler's Literary Companion 107 Ar one's Confucian Taoist and Buddhist obligations social protest and the hunger for a better life these are some of the concerns to be encountered in these thrilling landscapes Contributors include Nguyen Huy Thiep Linh Bao Nguyen Ba Trac Thich Duc Thien Ho Anh Thai Le Minh Khue Doan uoc Sy Vu Bao Duong Thu Huong Andrew Lam Nguyen ui Duc ui The Bao Ninh and Pham Thi Hoai. The stories here are full of atmosphere containing some gems of characters and language Each one brings in a different perspective and a slightly different take on location so there s a great variety within the book even with the focus on Vietnam and Vietnamese authors The most powerful pieces are actually the ones that have less of a concentration on physical place though as these tend to be the stories that evolve with attention to complex characters within the larger social or political scheme of thingsAll together though this is a step away from the average collection and certainly something of a trip in itself I d recommend it to interested readers and I ll certainly be loo