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Gillon, Janine

Overview
Works: 9 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 156 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PL4378.9.V86, 895.92233
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Janine Gillon
Publications by Janine Gillon
Publications by Janine Gillon, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Janine Gillon
La fille du fleuve, et autres nouvelles by Quang Thiều Nguyễn( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Nouvelles
The women on the island : a novel by Anh Thái Hò̂( Book )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in French and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Deep in the forested Vietnamese island of Cat Bac, a jungle seethes with the force of its own history. Haunted by agonies of temptation and frustration, "the women on the island" are prisoners of the power of place, the power of the past, the power of desire and constraint. Yet like the jungle of jackfruit trees and bamboo itself, desire is a force that cannot be subdued." "This novel illuminates the plight of a generation of men and women in post-war Vietnam. It explores issues of family and gender, and charts Vietnam's effort to redefine its relationship to its past and future. Ho Anh Thai brings into view the struggle of women who survived their service during the war years. Like male veterans in America and Vietnam, they returned to a society which they had defended, but which in many ways had no place for them. By confronting these issues, Ho Anh Thai has contributed to the debate in Vietnam over the rights of unmarried women with children. Through the lens of this particular time and place, The Women on the Island probes the timeless question of how we find ways to live in harmony with the tangled and contradictory compulsions of our own souls."--BOOK JACKET
La petite marchande de vermicelles : [nouvelles] by Quang Thiều Nguyễn( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Une écriture violente et poétique pour raconter la vie quotidienne de ce Vietnam qui revit
Des fantômes et des hommes by Khá̆c Trường Nguyẽ̂n( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Un regard tendre et acéré sur un tout petit village du Viêt-nam, à la fin des années 80 : la vie quotidienne d'hommes et de femmes, parfois perturbée ... par des démons. L'auteur est un journaliste et écrivain vivant à Hanoi
Le héros qui pissait dans son froc : et autres nouvelles ( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Nouvelles
Dumb luck : a novel by Trọng Phụng Vũ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in French and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Banned in Vietnam until 1986, Dumb Luck--by the controversial and influential Vietnamese writer Vu Trong Phung--is a bitter satire of the rage for modernization in Vietnam during the late colonial era. First published in Hanoi during 1936, it follows the absurd and unexpected rise within colonial society of a street-smart vagabond named Red-haired Xuan. As it charts Xuan's fantastic social ascent, the novel provides a panoramic view of late colonial urban social order, from the filthy sidewalks of Hanoi's old commercial quarter to the gaudy mansions of the emergent Francophile northern upper classes. The transformation of traditional Vietnamese class and gender relations triggered by the growth of colonial capitalism represents a major theme of the novel. Dumb Luck is the first translation of a major work by Vu Trong Phung, arguably the greatest Vietnamese writer of the twentieth century. The novel's clever plot, richly drawn characters and humorous tone and its preoccupation with sex, fashion and capitalism will appeal to a wide audience. It will appeal to students and scholars of Vietnam, comparative literature, colonial and postcolonial studies, and Southeast Asian civilization. Vu Trong Phung died in Hanoi, in 1939 at the age of twenty-seven. He is the author of at least eight novels, seven plays, and several other works of fiction in addition to Dumb Luck
Une vie de chien : nouvelles by Ngọc Tấn Bùi( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sept nouvelles qui mettent en scène des petites gens du quotidien, qu'ils soient un soldat qui déserte ou celui qui rentre chez lui pour retrouver sa jeune femme remariée, un propriétaire de chien, un détenu, des grands-parents chargés de garder les petits, une fille de joie, etc
Mais avec tant d'oublis by Đình Chính Nguyẽ̂n( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
L'ascenseur de Saigon : roman by Thuận( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
 
Languages
French (31)
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