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Mountain River: Vietnamese Poetry from the Wars, 1948-1993
edited by Kevin Bowen, Nguyen Ba Chung and Bruce Weigl
University of Massachusetts Press, 1998
Paper: 978-1-55849-141-0
Library of Congress Classification PL4378.6.M74 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 895.922134080358

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
This bilingual collection affirms the importance of poetry in the formation and perpetuation of Vietnamese national identity. The poems testify to the centrality of war in Vietnamese history and experience over the past 50 years, beginning with Ho Chi Minh in the 1940s.
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