- Author:John Balaban
- Publisher:Unicorn Pr (June 1, 1980)
- Pages:87 pages
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CA Dao Viet Nam book. Ca Dao Vietnam: Vietnamese Folk Poetry (A Kagean Book).
CA Dao Viet Nam book. 0877751285 (ISBN13: 9780877751281).
by. Balaban, John, 1943-. English and Vietnamese.
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A Bilingual Anthology of Vietnamese Folk Poetry. Published June 1980 by Unicorn Press (CA). There's no description for this book yet.
Balaban's ca dao collection presents forty-nine beautifully and meticulously translated poems chosen from approximately 500 original poems that he taped and transcribed. Although not an anthology of Vietnamese folk poetry, this collection provides "a small sampling of a vaster, ever-changing body of poetry that spans the centuries and the length of Vietnam.
The resulting collection, Ca Dao Vietnam: A Bilingual Anthology of Vietnamese Folk Poetry (1980), was republished in 2003. Balaban has also translated the Vietnamese poet Ho Xuan Huong in Spring Essence: The Poetry of Hô Xuân Huong (2000). In 1999, Balaban founded the Vietnamese Nôm Preservation Foundation to preserve the writing of Vietnam’s ancient script. Balaban has published a novel, Coming Down Again (1985, 1989, 2013); a memoir, Remembering Heaven’s Face: A Moral Witness in Vietnam (1991, 2002); and a children’s book, The Hawk’s Tale (1988).
Ca Dao, Viet Nam: A bilingual anthology of Vietnamese folk poetry. Kansas City, MO: New Letters, 1983. Greensboro, NC: Unicorn Press, 1980; Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1980. also published as Ca Dao, Viet Nam: Vietnamese folk poetry. Weekly Poem 'Georgi Borrisov in Paris' by John Balaban. Recordings from 'Ca Dao, Viet Nam: Vietnamese folk poetry' (CD). Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2003
John Balaban is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, including . His translations of Vietnamese oral poetry were published in 2003 as Ca Dao Vietnam: A Bilingual Anthology of Vietnamese Folk Poetry (Copper Canyon Press).
John Balaban is the author of twelve books of poetry and prose, including four volumes which t. .gether have won The Academy of American Poets' Lamont prize, a National Poetry Series Selection, and two nominations for the National Book Award. His Locusts at the Edge of Summer: New and Selected Poems won the 1998 William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. He was a 2003 Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the 2001-2004 Phi Kappa Phi National Artist.