Black Dog, Black Night: Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry by Paul Hoover,Nguyen Do

By Paul Hoover,Nguyen Do

The poems in Black puppy, Black Night spotlight a facet of Vietnamese verse formerly strange to American readers: its awesome modern voices. Celebrating Vietnam’s assorted and thriving literary tradition, the poems gathered right here mix components of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and local folks tales right into a Vietnamese poetic culture marked by means of shiny imagery, robust feelings, and creative varieties. integrated listed below are 17 postmodern and experimental Vietnamese poets, together with the founding editor of Skanky Possum journal, in addition to American poets of Vietnamese descent.

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