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dc.contributor.author Cao Thi Nhu-Quynh en
dc.contributor.author Schafer, John C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-19T21:14:48Z en
dc.date.available 2012-04-19T21:14:48Z en
dc.date.issued 1988 en
dc.identifier.citation Cao Thi Nhu-Quynh and John C. Schafer. "Ho Bieu Chanh and the Early Development of the Vietnamese Novel." The Vietnam Forum 12 (Summer-Fall, 1998): 100-111. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2148/921 en
dc.description.abstract In this article Cao Thị Như-Quỳnh and I discuss the beginnings of the Vietnamese novel, a topic we also address in “From Verse Narrative to Novel: The Development of Prose Fiction in Vietnam” (1988) and which Thế Uyên and I take up in “The Novel Emerges in Cochinchina” (1993). This article focuses on Hồ Biểu Chánh, a southern writer, who wrote his first novel, Who Can Do It? [Ai làm được?], in 1912. We discuss this novel and also three other early works by Hồ Biểu Chánh: The Captain of the Golden Turtle [Chúa tàu Kim-Qui], The Bitterness of Life [Cay đắng mùi đời], and Awakening from a Dream [Tỉnh mộng]. We conclude by offering several reasons why Vietnamese literary critics and historians have not, until recently, recognized Hồ Biểu Chánh’s pioneering role in developing the Vietnamese novel. en
dc.description.sponsorship This research was assisted by a grant from the Joint Committee on Southeast Asia of the Social Science Research Council and the American Council of Learned Societies. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Yale Southeast Asia Studies en
dc.subject Ho Bieu Chanh en
dc.subject Vietnamese novel en
dc.subject Vietnamese literature en
dc.title Ho Bieu Chanh and the Early Development of the Vietnamese Novel en
dc.type Article en


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