The Heritage of Vietnamese poetry

by Huб»іnh Sanh ThГґng

Publisher: Yale University Press in New Haven

Written in English
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  • Vietnamese poetry -- Translations into English.

Edition Notes

Statementedited and translated by Huỳnh Sanh Thông.
ContributionsHuỳnh, Sanh Thông, 1926-
LC ClassificationsPL4382.E3 H47
The Physical Object
Paginationxlv, 303 p. ;
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729087M
ISBN 100300022646
LC Control Number78017092

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His most recent book of poetry is Path, Crooked Path (). InBalaban founded the Vietnamese Nôm Preservation Foundation, a c3 nonprofit, to preserve writing in the year heritage of the ancient Vietnamese script.

He has been President of the Foundation since its inception. He then translated nearly traditional Vietnamese poems for his book “The Heritage of Vietnamese Poetry.” Huynh returned to Yale in as director of SEAS’ new Southeast Asian Refugee Project, an archive for oral accounts, memoirs, histories and writings contributed by refugees from Southeast Asia, particularly Vietnam.

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Huynh Sanh Thong published three books with Yale Press, The Heritage of Vietnamese Poetry (), The Tale of Kieu (), and AnAnthology of Vietnamese Poetry ().

Ina billingual edition of poems written by Nguyen Chi Thien and translated into English by Huynh Sanh Thong was published by the Yale Council on Southeast Asia Studies. Spring Announcements: Poetry and self, drawing on his experience as a Vietnamese-American.

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