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The Memoirs )] TJ ET BT 34.016 593.937 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(of Bao Luong)] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.195 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Historians with an interest in personal and public memory know a great deal about the challenges entailed in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(attempting to document the affective contours of past and present lives. Achieving knowledge of women?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.683 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subjectivities in settings of perilously contested modernity demands particular skill, especially when using )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(texts and other memory objects that may have originated as commodities or political tools, as well as sites of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(intimate self-making.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 182.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Such research has often brought historians into alliance with anthropologists, especially in projects focusing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on the negotiation of personal and official truths in revolutionary and colonial or postcolonial contexts. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(While India specialists like Veena Das have been major contributors in this area, the Harvard historian Hue-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 140.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Tam Ho Tai has done much to establish Vietnam as another potent site for the study of lived and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 125.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(remembered ?critical events?. She was the editor of )] TJ ET BT 284.948 125.891 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Country of Memory. Remaking the Past in Late )] TJ ET BT 34.016 111.635 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Socialist Vietnam )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 121.352 111.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 121.352 110.241 m 135.344 110.241 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 135.344 111.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, which was much acclaimed, its mix of historical and ethnographic treatment of such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 97.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(materials as prison diaries and museum displays providing powerful insight into Vietnamese experiences of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 83.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(war, revolution and 'late-socialist' marketisation.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 56.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In her new monograph )] TJ ET BT 145.988 56.867 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Passion, Betrayal and Revolution in Colonial Saigon)] TJ ET BT 401.000 56.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, Hue-Tam Ho Tai adds yet )] TJ ET BT 34.016 563.315 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 549.059 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1031)] TJ ET BT 34.016 534.803 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 520.547 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Monday, 31 January, 2011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 506.291 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.035 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hue-Tam Ho Tai)] TJ ET BT 34.016 477.779 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 463.523 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9780520262256)] TJ ET BT 34.016 449.267 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 435.011 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2010)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.755 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.499 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(34.95)] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.243 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.987 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(216pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.731 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.475 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(University of California Press)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.219 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.963 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Berkeley, CA)] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.707 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.451 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Susan Bayly)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj [6 0 R /Fit] endobj 15 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 16 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 121.3517 110.5555 135.3437 122.4355 ] >> endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 18 0 R >> endobj 18 0 obj << /Length 7472 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more to our understanding of the ways in which revolutionary and postcolonial states may be thought of as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [('countries of memory', that is as sites where recollected and imagined pasts can be sources of both )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(empowerment and danger for those engaging with personal or official memory projects. The book?s focus is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the enigmatic life of Professor Tai?s remarkable kinswoman, the early 20th-century Vietnamese )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(revolutionary Bao Luong \(1909?76\). In her 1920s youth, Bao Luong was a contemporary of some of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(leading lights of Indochina?s early Communist-led anticolonial resistance movement: a photograph of her as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(a teenage prisoner flanked by menacing French policemen is on display in the ?Women in History? gallery )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of Hanoi?s Vietnam Women?s Museum.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book invites reflection on a wide range of issues relating to the study of personal and collective life )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(experience in turbulent times.)] TJ ET BT 179.660 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Among those Professor Tai may wish to comment on through )] TJ ET BT 478.976 656.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Reviews in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(History)] TJ ET BT 70.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?s reviewer-author dialogue format is the question of what challenges she faced in the handling of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(materials connecting her research goals to a personal and familial past. 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These are presented as direct renderings of her speech, thoughts and impressions, despite the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(many barriers obscuring anything one might think of as unmediated individual voice or testimony in these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(materials ? apart, that is, from Professor Tai?s sparse but compelling comments on her own interactions with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bao Luong in later life, as well as the processes through which the memoirs were produced and transmitted.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(It is fascinating to be told about Professor Tai?s memories of Bao Luong, whom she knew in her Saigon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(childhood in as an embodiment of rustic pre-revolutionary ?good family? conventions, gleaning only )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(fragmentary hints from other close relations that her decorum-conscious aunt had once led the life of a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(resistance activist and feminist role model. 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I would have preferred a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(presentation strategy providing clearer indications of where the book?s passages of conversation and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(narrative derive directly from Bao Luong?s memoirs, and perhaps also a fuller account of how Professor Tai )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(made her decisions to amplify her text with material drawn from additional sources, including memoirs by )] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(other family members as well as the police reports Professor Tai says she used to cross-check and clarify her )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(story. It would be especially good to have her reflections on the use of Bao Luong?s interrogation records, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(some clearly containing details extracted under torture. I admire Professor Tai?s sensitive handling of these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(difficult sources. But I wish that space had permitted the provision of extracts from these documents, thereby )] TJ ET endstream endobj 19 0 obj [17 0 R /Fit] endobj 20 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 21 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 360.6317 234.1735 374.6237 246.0535 ] >> endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 25 0 R 28 0 R ] /Contents 23 0 R >> endobj 23 0 obj << /Length 7235 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conveying something of the terms in which they represented Bao Luong herself, and the revolutionary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(milieu in which she was operating. Indeed given their obvious value as sources of insight into the grimmer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(forms of colonial discursive practice, one would welcome discussion of how they come across as reportage )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(texts in their own right, for example what can be learned from the specifics of their language use, and the no )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(doubt brutal distinctiveness of their narrativisation and knowledge production techniques.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(A further question here is to do with the conventions and models that may have shaped the various writing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(projects undertaken by Bao Luong and the other individuals whose published and unpublished works are )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mentioned in the book. We do learn important things about the nature and construction of the Bao Luong )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memoirs, including the role played in their composition by the editors who evidently did much to elicit and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reshape the texts before they appeared in published form.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Apparently these Vietnamese publishers made much the same choice Prof Tai did, that is to leave out both )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bao Luong?s numerous poems, and the extensive passages of political comment and philosophical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reflections contained in her original manuscript. This in itself is interesting: does it reflect a view of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(excluded material as either too unremarkable or alternatively too much out of step with the politics of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(times for inclusion in a state-controlled media publication? Or does it indicate the view of those responsible )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for publishing the versions of the memoirs that appeared intriguingly both during and long after the 1962?73 )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(anti-US war, that as a woman writer, Bao Luong?s reflections were thought to be of interest only on issues )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to do with her inner life and immediate experiences?)] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(On this as on other issues arising here, what is evident is that this a book providing much food for thought on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the dilemmas of translation in its many forms and variants. Indeed in many ways the book is a fascinating )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(instance of convergence between the two forms of translation defined by Maria Tymoczko as distinct though )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interpenetrating embodiments of intercultural work: those of the interlingual translator, and the various acts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of glossing and framing that can be identified as translation-like in the work of the postcolonial literateur.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 540.284 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 540.284 445.443 m 554.276 445.443 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 420.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thus one such translation challenge that we can see being intriguingly grappled with in )] TJ ET BT 455.960 420.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Passion, Betrayal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.325 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(and Revolution )] TJ ET BT 110.012 406.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is that of translating between genres. I have in mind here the problems entailed in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(transforming personal 'ego narratives' into source texts, especially if one bears in mind the many ways in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(which diaries and memoirs are known to be constructed in settings both within and beyond those of the 20th-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(century socialist world, i.e. as everything from ostensibly private confessional texts to public documents )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ghostwritten as instruments of didactic exemplarship and propaganda.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 369.968 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 369.968 347.907 m 383.960 347.907 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 323.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(There are also the challenges faced by all translators in moving between divergent linguistic realms. Many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 308.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese language conventions are well known to defy idiomatic English rendering, as in the case of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 294.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(jocular wordplay and allusions to proverbs and poetic couplets that convey both tone and meaning in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 280.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(everyday speech and prose. Professor Tai?s decision to exclude her remarkable protagonist?s poetry and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 266.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(political reflections from her text is perfectly understandable, but since one imagines that these might be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 251.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sources of additional insight into Bao Luong?s imaginative life and knowledge of the wider revolutionary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 237.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(world, it would be fascinating to know what Professor Tai herself thought of these sections of the memoirs. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Were they polished or artless? Do they bespeak a sophisticated voice and political sense, or are they dull and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 208.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conventionalised, perhaps merely a recapitulation of established models for the expression of patriotic aims )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and sentiments?)] TJ ET BT 34.016 168.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Readers may find these exclusions all the more tantalising since Professor Tai repeatedly tells us that the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 154.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(youthful patriots whose emotion-charged interactions are described in the book spent much of their time )] TJ ET BT 34.016 139.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(engaging in sessions of versification and couplet-capping. To have had more comment about how such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 125.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(games are played, and what the many references to such exchanges might suggest about both the source )] TJ ET BT 34.016 111.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(texts and the world in which they were produced would have made her recreation of Bao Luong?s thoughts )] TJ ET BT 34.016 97.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and experiences all the more informative.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 70.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(I would thus have welcomed fuller discussion of what light Professor Tai thinks the memoirs? references to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 56.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(poems and poetic exchanges throw on the way these autobiographical writings came into being, that is as the )] TJ ET endstream endobj 24 0 obj [22 0 R /Fit] endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 26 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 540.2837 445.7575 554.2757 457.6375 ] >> endobj 26 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 27 0 obj [22 0 R /Fit] endobj 28 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 29 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 369.9677 348.2215 383.9597 360.1015 ] >> endobj 29 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 30 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 33 0 R ] /Contents 31 0 R >> endobj 31 0 obj << /Length 7580 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memoirs of a woman writing in late middle age about events occurring 40 years in the past. This might have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(entailed expanding in more depth on her intriguing suggestions about the text?s complex array of aims and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(purposes, one of which would appear to have been Bao Luong?s wish to proclaim her own vision of key )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scenes from her youth in terms tacitly challenging what others had said and thought about her, reconstituting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the dramatic events she had lived through as occurring in a world where brutal deeds were framed and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(moralised through experiences of ardour and creativity.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book contains compelling vignettes of such moments, as in the evocation of a female revolutionary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cell?s night-long debate about the use of poetry to spread the message of resistance to an unlettered )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(populace. 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In fact, although the author does not say this explicitly, one can infer something of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(translation choices that were made here, reflective of the many subtle ways Vietnamese speakers use )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(personal pronouns such as those roughly translatable as ?young sister?, ?respected young lady? or ?dear little )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(one? to signal degrees of formality, warmth or sympathy between individuals.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(These points relate to a further aspect of a translator?s challenges: how to show that one?s inevitable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(excisions and compromises have been duly but not over-anxiously reflected on. In this case too, Hue-Tam )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Ho Tai offers some stimulating reflections on these issues. But I believe that readers would have been glad )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of even more such discussion, not only of such things as the implications of some of the source texts? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(specific person-reference usages, but also a more general account of what kind of Vietnamese the source )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(texts are written in. Given that the key source deployed here is such a rich example of an ex-revolutionary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commenting on her early life in the form of an extended personal memoir \(one that is all the more interesting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(because of its complex history of having been significantly modified for publication\), one?s appreciation of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the hard work done by Professor Tai to bring her project to fruition would have been even greater if she had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been allowed the space to comment in greater detail on some of these issues ? for example, whether the Bao )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Luong memoirs compare or contrast in interesting ways with other past and more recent examples of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(postcolonial and post-socialist ?ego narrative? publication.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(One might take examples from the numerous diaries and memoirs now being published in Vietnam, many of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(them strikingly unlike the narrowly formulaic ?self-narratives? of the high-socialist era. A notable case in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(point is the worldwide publishing sensation generated by the appearance both in Vietnam and internationally )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the diary of Dr. Dang Thuy Tram, a young woman medic killed by US forces in 1970)] TJ ET BT 457.616 249.509 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(. )] TJ ET BT 463.616 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The remarkable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reaction to the Tram volume has been discussed as an instance of the apparent depoliticisation of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Vietnamese diary genre, its author widely represented as a universal embodiment of ?love and perseverance )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(amidst deprivation?, making her a persona in tune with Vietnam?s new life of incorporation into the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(affective regimens and unequal power relations of a globalised world?s mass-market knowledge practices.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 544.892 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 544.892 191.091 m 558.884 191.091 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 166.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Of all the translation dilemmas facing the author, however, probably the most challenging will have been )] TJ ET BT 34.016 151.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that of making intelligible to a present-day anglophone readership the acts and reflections of a teenage )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(female revolutionary of the 1920s, given the enormous leap of imagination this calls for in today?s post-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ideology ?end of history? era. In meeting this challenge, )] TJ ET BT 306.968 123.461 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Passion, Betrayal and Revolution)] TJ ET BT 468.296 123.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( has much to offer )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as an attempt to reconstruct the emotional tones and textures of a revolutionary?s life. Readers will )] TJ ET BT 34.016 94.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(undoubtedly be moved and gripped by Professor Tai?s graphic narrativisations of such events as Bao )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Luong?s daring stowaway journey to China, there to be initiated into activist life among the followers and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rivals of Ho Chi Minh?s Canton [Guangzhou]-based Revolutionary Youth League. 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And what the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 503.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(book also makes apparent is that the whiff of treachery and sexual impropriety surrounding the case left Bao )] TJ ET BT 34.016 489.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Luong in the unhappy limbo of an ex-revolutionary who could not be hailed as a patriotic heroine because of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 475.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the enduring afterlife of her comrades? and colonial prosecutors? representation of her as the killing?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 461.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Jezebel-like axis. What thus emerges very strikingly from the Bao Luong story are the powerful tensions )] TJ ET BT 34.016 446.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(they reveal between a Communist movement?s claims about female activists as emancipated sharers in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(revolutionary life, and the often painful reality of their situation as expendable objects of male comrades? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(desires.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 70.340 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(9\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 70.340 416.931 m 84.332 416.931 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 34.016 392.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The question of the various changes the text underwent as a result of editorial interventions is something )] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hue-Tam Ho Tai does address in her account, including the difference between its politically suggestive )] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(initial title and the patronisingly gendered heading under which it appeared when was reissued some years )] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(later. 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Dever, A. Vickery and S. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Newman observe that the exploration of ?self-representational writing? makes possible ?the contemplation )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the fragmentary nature of the biographical subject as well as the fragmentary nature of our sources?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularly with regard to the frustrating elusiveness of women in the more conventional archival sources )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(available to historians.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 142.340 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(11\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 142.340 726.051 m 162.332 726.051 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 162.332 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( In her compelling and often harrowing book, Professor Tai shows us that ?self-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(representational writings? can be much more than mere demonstrations of our conventional archives? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(deficiencies. )] TJ ET BT 97.328 698.933 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Passion, Betrayal and Revolution )] TJ ET BT 261.656 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adds very considerably to our literature on the power-laden )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(processes of remembrance and ?ego narrative? in contexts both exemplifying and transcending those )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(familiar to scholars of Asia?s distinctive colonial and insurgent revolutionary contexts. I am confident that it )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(will be a widely read work inspiring comment and debate within and beyond Vietnam history and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(anthropology, and I hope that my comments will stand as an expression of my enthusiasm for the many )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ways in which it surprises, challenges and enlightens.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 592.755 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 562.138 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 562.133 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Country of Memory. Remaking the Past in Late Socialist Vietnam)] TJ ET BT 399.668 562.133 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. Hue-Tam Ho Tai )] TJ ET BT 64.016 547.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(Berkeley, CA, 2001\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 170.996 547.877 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(1\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 170.996 546.483 m 224.984 546.483 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 533.626 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 533.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(S. Bayly, )] TJ ET BT 111.356 533.621 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Asian Voices in a Postcolonial Age. Vietnam, India and Beyond.)] TJ ET BT 420.668 533.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Cambridge, 2007\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 517.988 533.621 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 517.988 532.227 m 557.984 532.227 l S BT 64.016 519.365 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(2\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 517.971 m 78.008 517.971 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 505.114 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(3.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 505.109 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(M. Tymoczko, ?Post-colonial writing and literary translation?, in )] TJ ET BT 379.652 505.109 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Post-colonial Translation Theory )] TJ ET BT 64.016 490.853 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(and Practice)] TJ ET BT 125.672 490.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. S. Bassnett and H. Trivedi \(London, 1999\) pp. 19?40.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 407.312 490.853 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(3\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 407.312 489.459 m 461.300 489.459 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 476.602 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(4.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 476.597 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(See for example Jochen Hellbeck?s accounts of Soviet diaries as a distinctively modern form of )] TJ ET BT 64.016 462.341 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(productive expression, with diarists enacting and sharing with others the struggle to cultivate a new )] TJ ET BT 64.016 448.085 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(revolutionary selfhood through the dynamic processes of ?ego narrative? \(e.g. Hellbeck, 2004, ?The )] TJ ET BT 64.016 433.829 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(diary between literature and history?, )] TJ ET BT 245.972 433.829 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Russian Review,)] TJ ET BT 345.632 433.829 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 63, 621?9\). For Vietnam, Duy Lap Nguyen )] TJ ET BT 64.016 419.573 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(documents the writing of both diaries and poetry by young army recruits as tools in the production of )] TJ ET BT 64.016 405.317 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(an equally transformative ?libidinal economy?. \(?The )] TJ ET BT 324.296 405.317 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kiem Thao )] TJ ET BT 380.300 405.317 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and the uses of disposable time in )] TJ ET BT 64.016 391.061 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the National Liberation Front?, )] TJ ET BT 216.332 391.061 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Public Culture )] TJ ET BT 290.336 391.061 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(20, 2, 375?94, 387?9\). See also Peter Zinoman?s )] TJ ET BT 64.016 376.805 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter in )] TJ ET BT 114.668 376.805 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Country of Memory)] TJ ET BT 230.324 376.805 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( on the formulaic production of 20th-century Vietnamese prison )] TJ ET BT 64.016 362.549 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(diaries for purposes of official memory creation.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 296.960 362.549 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(4\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 296.960 361.155 m 350.948 361.155 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 348.298 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(5.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 348.293 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This is despite the fact that Dr. Tram was in no sense a dissident or secret critic of her country?s war )] TJ ET BT 64.016 334.037 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(effort, notwithstanding the misleadingly sentimentalised title used for the book?s US edition, )] TJ ET BT 513.332 334.037 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Last )] TJ ET BT 64.016 319.781 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Night I Dreamed of Peace)] TJ ET BT 189.992 319.781 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. See Vo Hong Chuong-Dai, ?Memories that bind. Dang Thuy Tram?s )] TJ ET BT 64.016 305.525 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(diaries as agents of reconciliation?, )] TJ ET BT 235.976 305.525 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Journal of Vietnamese Studies)] TJ ET BT 381.632 305.525 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( 2008 3:2, 196-207, 201; further )] TJ ET BT 64.016 291.269 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aspects of the Dr. Tram phenomenon are discussed in this Journal?s special 2008 forum issue.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 515.276 291.269 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to )] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 515.276 289.875 m 555.272 289.875 l S BT 64.016 277.013 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(5\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 64.016 275.619 m 78.008 275.619 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 262.762 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(6.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 262.757 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Peter Zinoman, )] TJ ET BT 141.008 262.757 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Colonial Bastille)] TJ ET BT 243.692 262.757 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Berkeley, CA, 2001\).)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 353.672 262.757 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Back to \(6\))] TJ ET 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 353.672 261.363 m 407.660 261.363 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 48.816 248.506 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(7.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 248.501 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The scenes of Bao Luong struggling to survive as a political prisoner of comparatively privileged )] TJ ET BT 64.016 234.245 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(upbringing among bullying ?subaltern? female convicts compares intriguingly with K.Visweswaran?s )] TJ ET BT 64.016 219.989 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(account of the far milder travails of middle-class nationalist women in India?s colonial prisons. See )] TJ ET BT 64.016 205.733 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Small speeches, subaltern gender?, in )] TJ ET BT 252.308 205.733 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Subaltern Studies No. 9. Writings on South Asian History and )] TJ ET BT 64.016 191.477 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Society)] TJ ET BT 98.672 191.477 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, ed. S. Amin & D. 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