The Vietnam War in Short Fiction Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Short Story Criticism)

Free Fire Zone: Short Stories by Vietnam Veterans [edited by Wayne Karlin, Basil T. Paquet, and Larry Rottmann] 1973
Vietnamese Short Stories: An Introduction [edited by James Banerian] 1985
In the Field of Fire [edited by Jeanne Van Buren Dann and Jack Dann] 1987
Adventures in Hell: Vietnam War Stories by Vietnam Vets [edited by David “Doc” Andersen] 1990
Aftermath: An Anthology of Post-Vietnam Fiction [edited by Donald Anderson] 1995
The Other Side of Heaven: Postwar Fiction by Vietnamese and American Writers [edited by Wayne Karlin, Le Minh Khue, and Truong Vi] (short stories and novel excerpts) 1995
Night, Again: Contemporary Fiction from Vietnam [edited by Ling Dinh] 1996
Touring Nam: Vietnam War Stories [edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Augustus Richard Norton] (short stories, memoirs, and essays) 1997
In the Shadow of the Wall: An Anthology of Vietnam Stories That Might Have Been [edited by Byron R. Tetrick] 2002

Robert Olen Butler
A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain: Stories 1992

Diana Dell
A Saigon Party, and Other Vietnam War Short Stories 1998

Barry Hannah
Airships 1978

Lee Henschel, Jr.
Short Stories of Vietnam 1981

Ho Anh Thai
Trong suong hong hien ra: tieu thuyet [Behind the Red Mist: Fiction by Ho Anh Thai] 1997

Hoàng Thi Dáo-Tiêp
Vâng trăng lé ban [The Lonesome Moon] 1992

Le Minh Khue
The Stars, the Earth, the River: Short Fiction by Le Minh Khue 1997

Ursula K. Le Guin
The Word for World Is Forest 1976

Tim O'Brien
The Things They Carried 1990

Susan O'Neill
Don't Mean Nothing: Short Stories of Vietnam 2001

Grace Paley
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute 1974
Later the Same Day 1985

Aimee Phan
We Should Never Meet: Stories 2004

Tobias Wolff
In the Garden of the North American Martyrs 1981
The Barracks Thief 1984
Back in the World: Stories 1985