The Viet Nam War/The American War: Images and Representations in Euro-American and Vietnamese Exile Narratives

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This book seeks to reformulate the canon of writings on what is called "the Viet Nam War" in America and "the American War" in Viet Nam. Until recently, the accepted canon has consisted almost exclusively of American white male combat narratives, which often reflect and perpetuate Asian stereotypes. Renny Christopher introduces material that displays a bicultural perspective, including works by Vietnamese exile writers and by lesser-known Euro-Americans who attempt to bridge the cultural gap. Christopher traces the history ...

The Viet Nam War/The American War: Images and Representations in Euro-American and Vietnamese Exile Narratives 1996, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558490093

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