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Vietnamese legends

Le Huy Hap

Vietnamese legends

by Le Huy Hap

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Published by Khai Tri in Saigon .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13885232M

This collection of Vietnamese mythology will be of great interest to cultural scholars as well as people of Vietnamese history of every country is reflected in its myths and legends and this absorbing collection of thirty-two stories vary from the sweep and grandeur of past battles, to the wit of a number of Chinese fables have absorbed into the folk . Book, Description [Ha Noi]: The Gioi Publishers, p. ; 20 cm. Notes "VN-TG"--T.p. verso. Text in Vietnamese and English. Subjects: Tales -- Vietnam. | Legends -- Vietnam. Also Titled: Vietnamese legends and folk tales.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Mrs. Bach Lan has assembled an interesting selection of Vietnamese legends. These tales, well and simply translated by the author, have considerable charm, derived in no small part from the sense they convey of familiar human situations clothed in exotic dress.

  "The Moon Boy" is one of Vietnam's famous legends. It showed the reason why the buffalo boy named as Cuoi was pulled far from the earth until reached the moon. Nowadays, there is still image of Cuoi sitting at the root of Banyan tree and looking down to see the world. The Moon Boy is one of Vietnam's famous legends. It showed the reason why the buffalo boy /10(5K). The story ended by introducing the appearance of Hung King. Van Lang was the first name of the country in ancient times. The name of the country was changed several times over the past such as Dai Co Viet, Dai Viet, and Vietnam for today. Out of all the stories, this is the most important and popular story that all Vietnamese have to know.


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The history of every country is reflected in its myths and legends and this absorbing collection of thirty-two stories vary from the sweep and grandeur of past battles, to the wit of parables. While a number of Chinese fables have absorbed into the folk-lore of Vietnam, The story of Tam and Cam' is the Vietnamese version of a Chinese Cinderella story.5/5(2).

The time scale of the legends stretches from the prehistoric to after the war with the U.S."--Reference & Research Book News; "In Legends of Vietnam, Nghia M. Vo offers more than just the retelling of Vietnamese tales and oral history.

He provides a detailed account of the Vietnamese legends book and evolution of Vietnam's traditions and culture through the stories of its : Paperback.

Legends are a mirror of the culture that creates them, a revealing lens through which to observe society, religion, history, and traditions.

This volume explores Vietnamese legends from to today--tales of gods, spirits, ghosts, giants, extraordinary individuals, heroes, common people, and 3/5. You will find a charming collection of 15 tales in this book, all written and told by a popular Vietnamese writer – Tran Thi Minh Phuoc.

Some of the folktales in this books are “The Story of Tam and Cam” (the Vietnamese version of Cinderella), “The Jade Rabbit,” and “The Legend of the Mai Flower.”. Where legends don’t exist, the Vietnamese feel an urge to invent them.

In the caves of Ha Long Bay, for example, local guides narrate many ‘legends’ related to stalagmites and stalactites that vaguely resemble animals or people. The legend that follows is one of the oldest of Vietnam, reputedly going back to the early years of the semi-legendary Hong Bang dynasty.

It is probably of Taoist inspiration and affirms a belief in genie and immortals. Read More». In Legend, acclaimed bestselling author Eric Blehm takes as his canvas the Vietnam War, as seen through a single mission that occurred on May 2, In Legend, acclaimed bestselling author Eric Blehm takes as his canvas the Vietnam War, as seen through a single mission that occurred on May 2, /5.

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This volume explores Vietnamese legends from to today—tales of gods, spirits, ghosts, giants, extraordinary individuals, heroes. I found The Crystal Heart to be incredibly lovely in a sad and bittersweet way.

This legend is an elegant way to touch on the concepts of cruelty and regret without being heavy-handed with the moral. This legend is an elegant way to touch on the concepts of cruelty and regret without being heavy-handed with the moral.4/5.

The history of every country is reflected in its myths and legends and this absorbing collection of thirty-two stories vary from the sweep and grandeur of past battles, to the wit of parables.

While a number of Chinese fables have absorbed into the folk-lore of Vietnam, The story of Tam and Cam' is the Vietnamese version of a Chinese Cinderella story.5/5(1). The Hardcover of the Legend: A Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : Crown/Archetype. The book “is a classic tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review. THE KILLING ZONE: MY LIFE IN THE VIETNAM WAR.

by Frederick Downs Jr., Downs, who served as an Army lieutenant in Vietnam, wrote three memoirs. The Killing Zone, his first, is one of the best of the. Cooperation and awareness of others are just two of the themes explored in these remarkable stories and legends from Vietnam, as retold by renowned Buddhist monk and scholar Thich Nhat Hanh.

A fantastical blend of fiction and nonfiction, these tales are narrated with gorgeous prose and are accompanied by sumptuous black and white illustrations/5.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Vietnamese Legends. This article relates to The Frangipani Hotel. As evidenced in The Frangipani Hotel, Vietnam abounds with mythology and ghost the country's creation myth, Dragon Lord Lạc Long Quân and his fairy wife, Au Cợ, hatched their children from eggs, giving rise to Vietnam's family surnames.

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Vietnamese legends. Saigon: Khai Tri, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 19 cm: Contents: How the tiger got its stripes --The supernatural crossbow --Little statesman Ly --The buffalo boy and the banyan tree --The gambler's wife --The tailor and the mandarin --The origin of Banh Giay and Banh Chung --A lie and a half --The land of bliss --The mosquito --The fairy's .