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The tale of Kieu

by Du Nguyб»…n

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated and annotated by Huynh Sanh Thong. With a pref. by Gloria Emerson and the historical background by Alexander Woodside
ContributionsHuỳnh, Sanh Thông, 1926- tr
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL4378.9.N5 K513 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 166 p.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24830395M
ISBN 100394483995
LC Control Number73003993

  The Tale of Kieu by Huỳnh Sanh Thông; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Vietnamese poetry, Translations into English, English poetry, Translations from Vietnamese. The two texts Life of a Sensuous Woman by Ihara Saikaku and The Tale of Kieu by Nguyen Du have obvious similarities, despite being first published approximately a century apart and in different cultures. While Life of a Sensuous Woman is prose made up of a narrative within a narrative and The Tale of Kieu contains 3,some lines of poetry, the differences in form do not mask the basic plot.

The Tale of Kieu thus heralds the praise of love--emancipated love--as the most profound feelings of the masses in the 18th century, and this was to emerge later as the central theme of other. Tale of Kieu is an account of the life of Kieu, a Vietnamese woman. But on many levels, it recounts the vicissitudes of life in general. Even for readers with no knowledge of the Vietnamese language, the English translation remains a great piece of poetic storytelling/5(21).

  The Tale of Kieu is an epic poem in Vietnamese written by Nguyen Du (), and is widely regarded as the most significant work of Vietnamese literature. In 3, verses, written in luc bat (6/8) meter, the poem recounts the life, trials and tribulations of Thuy Kieu, a beautiful and talented young woman, who had to sacrifice herself to /5(). The Tale of Kieu. Du Nguyễn, Sanh Thông Huỳnh. Vintage Books, Jan 1, - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. The Tale of Kieu Volume of A Vintage book: Authors: Du Nguyễn, Sanh Thông Huỳnh: Translated by: Sanh Thông Huỳnh: Publisher: Vintage Books, Original from.


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Kieu is an epic poem, around pages, about the life of Kieu, a beautiful and talented young girl in her late teens.

When her father is falsely accused of not paying off a debt (which would see him put in debtor's priso Nguyen Du's The Tale of Kieu is the most famous and important work in all of The tale of Kieu book literature, published around /5.

Kieu symbolizes feminine beauty and innocence; her tragic fate mirrors Vietnam's."―Nguyen Ngoc Bich, Asiaweek "This 3,line narrative poem is the national cultural treasure of Vietnam—the equivalent of Shakespeare, Chaucer, the Holy Bible and Bartlett's Quotations rolled into one/5(23).

The Tale of Kieu is an epic poem in Vietnamese written by Nguyen Du (–), and is widely regarded as the most significant work of Vietnamese literature. In 3, verses, written in luc bat (6/8) meter, the poem recounts the life, trials and tribulations of Thuy Kieu, a beautiful and talented young woman, who had to sacrifice herself to save her family.1/5(1).

Kieu symbolizes feminine beauty and innocence; her tragic fate mirrors Vietnam's."—Nguyen Ngoc Bich, Asiaweek "This 3,line narrative poem is the national cultural treasure of Vietnam—the equivalent of Shakespeare, Chaucer, the Holy Bible and Bartlett's Quotations rolled into one.

This is the tale of a victim, Kieu, a more subtly acute female version of the Western masculine hero marked by destiny. She is chosen to tempt Heaven: ""O curse the frailty of a human need -- how bear beauty and talent, too?"". In Vietnam: Literature literature, Kim Van Kieu (The Tale of Kieu), by Nguyen Du (–).In the 20th century, Vietnamese literature came to be written in a Roman alphabetical script (Quoc-ngu).

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To the Vietnamese people themselves, THE TALE OF KIEU is much more that just a glorious heirloom from their literary past. It has become a kind of continuing emotional laboratory in which all the great and timeless issues of personal morality and political obligation are tested and resolved (or left unresolved) for each new generation.

The Tale of Kieu的书评 (全部 1 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 猫很甜 世界图书出版公司版. The masterpieces of the Vietnamese Literature in Century XVIII. A must-read book deserved to exist in every human's bookshelf for its humanitarianism and realism. I truly appreciate the passion of Senor Du Nguyen in creating such invaluable works of arts for the world.

I also give high recognition for the effort of Mr Huynh in translating this poetry, as conveying the intention of an old-age Vietnamese poem is 4/5(4).

This is the epic tale of Thuy Kieu, a middle class teenage girl who was as gifted as beautiful. The future, despite its promising outlook turned out to be a life-wrecking nightmare for Kieu. Her travails are beautifully described in this lengthy narrative poem written by Nguyen Du, a 19th century work explores the many conflicting virtues imposed on Kieu by a Confucian society and 5/5(5).

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The Tale of Kieu is an epic poem in Vietnamese written by Nguyen Du (), and is widely regarded as the most significant work of Vietnamese literature.

In 3, verses, written in luc bat (6/8) meter, the poem recounts the life, trials and tribulations of Thuy Kieu, a beautiful and Brand: JiaHu Books. Considered the greatest literary achievement in Vietnamese, The Song of Kieu tells the story of the beautiful Vuong Thuy Kieu, who agrees to a financially profitable marriage in order to save her family from ruinous debts, but is tricked into working in a brothel.

Her tragic life involves jealous wives, slavery, war, poverty, and time as a nun. a tale of love recorded in old books. The Tale of Kiều () is a Vietnamese epic poem written by Nguyễn Du (–). It is widely regarded as the most significant work of Vietnamese literature. The Tale of Kieu/a Bilingual Edition of Truyen Kieu by Nguyen, Du; Huynh, Sanh Thong and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Let’s open the scented book under the lamp, An old love saga transmitted in history.

That in the Chia-Ching[1] reign of Ming dynasty, All was in peace and two capitals[2] stable. There once lived a man of the Vuong family, A middle-class bourgeois of that society. His only son and last-born child was Quan Vuong.

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The Tale of Kieu: | | | The Tale of Kiều | | | | Truy World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled. Kieu symbolizes feminine beauty and innocence; her tragic fate mirrors Vietnam's."—Nguyen Ngoc Bich, Asiaweek "This 3,line narrative poem is the national cultural treasure of Vietnam—the equivalent of Shakespeare, Chaucer, the Holy Bible and Bartlett's Quotations rolled into one.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nguyẽ̂n, Du, Tale of Kieu. New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.The Tale of Kieu: An Overview 1, words, approx. 4 pages The Tale of Kieu, called the most important piece of Vietnamese literature, is the story of a young Vietnamese girl's attempt to right the wrongs of her past lives by enduring hardship in this life.

The Tale of Kieu by Huỳnh Sanh Thông, SeptemYale University Press edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: