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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Vietnam : A Psychic Guide
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In 2000, Chi was awarded an Asialink writer's residency to Vietnam where she wrote 'Vietnam: a Psychic Guide'. In 2003, this text was adapted under the direction of Sandra Long into a bilingual cross-disciplinary performance, performed at the North Melbourne Arts House.

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Alternative title: Việt Nam: sách hướng dẫn tâm linh
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin : Fine Writing and Provocative Ideas Under Construction vol. 60 no. 1 2001 Z869416 2001 periodical issue 2001 pg. 34-47
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Perfume River : An Anthology of Writing from Vietnam Catherine Cole (editor), Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2010 Z1686708 2010 anthology poetry short story

    The Perfume River offers the reader perspectives on Vietnam from both inside and outside the country. The diverse array of writers include renowned authors of the Vietnamese literary canon, 2nd generation ex-pats (based in Australia & America), and non-Vietnamese authors who have special ties with the country and its culture.

    The only book of its kind on the market, The Perfume River is a collection of short stories and poetry. It explores a multitude of rich themes including origin, the rural/urban divide in Vietnam, family, generation gaps, lost love, the effects of war, migration, foreigner's impressions of Vietnam, the East/West divide, ex pats, Western attitudes to Vietnam and Asia, Vietnamese attitudes to the West and everyday life in Vietnam. There are 32 contributors, including Nam Le, Andrew Lam, Bao Ninh, Pham Thi Hoai and Pam Brown. [Publisher's media release]

    Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2010
    pg. 33-49
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Subjects:
  • Hanoi,
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    Vietnam,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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