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Carrying the Darkness: American Indochina

The Poetry of the Vietnam War

by W. D. Ehrhart

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Published by Avon Books (Mm) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages288
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ISBN 100380897091
ISBN 109780380897094

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Carrying the darkness: American Indochina: the poetry of the Vietnam War. William Daniel Ehrhart. Avon Books, mostly by Vietnam War veterans, most of which have never been published before.

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This corrected reprint edition of Carrying the Darkness incorporates a number of corrections to the original edition, including accurate texts for John Balaban's “The Dragonfish” and “For Mrs. Cam, Whose Name Means 'Printed Silk'” and for Walter McDonald's “For Kelly, Missing in Action.”.

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(William Daniel), Bookplateleaf Boxid IA CameraPages:   A second influential anthology of Vietnam War poetry, edited from five thousand submissions by W.D. Ehrhart (image on the left), was aptly called Carrying the Darkness.

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Fall, Bernard, Hell in a Very Small Place: The Siege of Dien Bien Phu (). Account of the battle from the legendary French reporter. Fitzgerald, Frances, Fire in the Lake (). Early and classic account of the clash of cultures inFile Size: KB. Joseph is the author of a scholarly book, Configurations of Faust (), a poetry collection, Making My Name (), two chapbooks, Apocalypse Clam () and On Account of Darkness (), both published by Finishing Line Press, and is co-editor, with Eduardo González-Viaña, of a bilingual volume of poems by Peruvian and Oregonian poets.

Ehrhart, W. Carrying the Darkness: American Indochina: The Poetry of the Vietnam War (), anthology of poems Greenberg, Martin, and Augustus Richard Norton eds.

Touring Nam: The Vietnam War Reader (), short stories. Deborah Woodard is currently a student in the English graduate program at the University of Washington.

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Ehrhart, was aptly called Carrying the Darkness. While continuing the tone set by the earlier Winning Hearts and Minds, this later collection lifted the literary merit of the offerings a notch or “Guerrilla War,” W.D.

Ehrhart, the rebel son of a minister who had. Carrying the Darkness: American Indochina: The Poetry of the Vietnam War by W.D. Ehrhart(Editor). Carrying the Darkness: The Poetry of the Vietnam War by W.

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intelligence during the Cold War or for those who are simply interested in the role of the secretive National. The poems in Lost In America bristle with passion and compassion, wry wit and plainspoken authority. His voice is as eloquent and powerful as any that has yet risen from the ashes of the late American debacle in Indochina."W.D.

Ehrhart, editor, Carrying The Darkness: The Poetry of the Viet Nam War. “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, ” is a product of Hastings’s prodigious research and his aptitude for pungent judgments.

It is an unsparing look, by a warm friend of America, at the. Indochina & the American Conscience. the shift in the world balance of power resulting from the American defeat in Indochina may be irreversible even if there should occur a regeneration of American spirit and will. It is difficult to derive much hope from a sober assessment of current international developments.

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