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Date Issued:
2005
Summary:
2 Vietnams documents modern Vietnam through alternating chapters of collage fictions and images: "East-West Documentation," "Vietnam in the Twilight-Hour," "Correspondence," and "Confessional Archives." Although 2 Vietnams serves as a documentary-style account of the many Vietnams that exist and confront our American memory of Vietnam, each chapter contains social narratives that connect to each other forming larger, subtler narratives. "East-West Documentation" follows a fictional writer's experience living in Vietnam, conducting interviews and reading articles. "Vietnam in the Twilight-Hour" strings narrative poetry together with titles ranging from "Neocolonialism," "Love in Notations," to "SocialPolygrams." In addition to these poetic narratives are photographs that tell snapshot stories. "Correspondence" contains fictions such as "Think and It Will Happen," "StoryOptics," and "Flame of Life." Lastly, "Confessional Archives" contains images and non-fictional stories from veterans, both Vietnamese and American.
Title: 2 Vietnams.
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Name(s): Rooney, Scarlett Elizabeth.
Florida Atlantic University, Degree grantor
Schwartz, Jason, Thesis advisor
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Electronic Thesis Or Dissertation
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2005
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University
Place of Publication: Boca Raton, Fla.
Physical Form: application/pdf
Extent: 221 p.
Language(s): English
Summary: 2 Vietnams documents modern Vietnam through alternating chapters of collage fictions and images: "East-West Documentation," "Vietnam in the Twilight-Hour," "Correspondence," and "Confessional Archives." Although 2 Vietnams serves as a documentary-style account of the many Vietnams that exist and confront our American memory of Vietnam, each chapter contains social narratives that connect to each other forming larger, subtler narratives. "East-West Documentation" follows a fictional writer's experience living in Vietnam, conducting interviews and reading articles. "Vietnam in the Twilight-Hour" strings narrative poetry together with titles ranging from "Neocolonialism," "Love in Notations," to "SocialPolygrams." In addition to these poetic narratives are photographs that tell snapshot stories. "Correspondence" contains fictions such as "Think and It Will Happen," "StoryOptics," and "Flame of Life." Lastly, "Confessional Archives" contains images and non-fictional stories from veterans, both Vietnamese and American.
Identifier: 9780542157257 (isbn), 13310 (digitool), FADT13310 (IID), fau:10162 (fedora)
Collection: FAU Electronic Theses and Dissertations Collection
Note(s): Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Thesis (M.F.A.)--Florida Atlantic University, 2005.
Subject(s): Memory in art
Vietnam--History--Pictorial works
Vietnam War, 1961-1965--Pictorial works
Symbolism in literature
Indochina--History--1945---Sources
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