Nguyễn Bính

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Not to be confused with Nguyễn Bình.

Nguyễn Bính (Vụ Bản 1918 – Nam Định 1966) was a Vietnamese poet.[1] A committed supporter of the August Revolution he moved to the resistance base in Đồng Tháp Mười leading a literature and arts unit.[2] Later he was editor of the semi-independent poetry magazine Trăm hoa, Hundred Flowers.


  1. ^ Dông Phong Mémoire de terre lointaine 2008 - Page 13 "Je me prosterne devant Monsieur Li Po 1 qui s'enivrait de lune et de vent, Et me passionne pour Nguyễn Bính 2 qui peignait l'âme du pays d'antan, Maintenant les « sept pieds » et les « six huit ... 2 Nguyễn Bính (1918-1966), poète viêtnamien"
  2. ^ Kevin Bowen, Ba Chung Nguyen, Bruce Weigl Mountain River: Vietnamese Poetry from the Wars, 1948-1993 1998 Page 241 "Raised in a Confucian family, Nguyễn Bính began writing poetry when he was fifteen. From 1933 to 1943 he published his poems in many popular journals. During the August revolution he went south to work in Cần Thơ province"