ХХ век, кардинально изменивший лицо вьетнамской литературы
The review is about a textbook on Vietnamese literature of the 20th century, which is the first major academic work released in our country on the subject of Vietnamese literature of this period. The book has a substantial theoretical and practical value for Vietnamese studies in Russia. It analyzes stages of the establishment and development of European-style literature in Vietnam in the chosen period. It also makes a profound analysis of forms, meanings, and esthetics of poetry and prose. The textbook addresses themes and issues, which have not been covered by Russian philologists studying Vietnamese literature either fully or partially. The author presented the literary life of Vietnam in the general context of the country’s historical development. The textbook presents brief biographies of writers and synopses of works, which makes the book not just a teaching aide but also a reference book on Vietnamese literature. This academic work will give readers more information about Vietnamese literature of the 20th century and an insight into the profound transformations that reshaped literature in Vietnam.