Eric Henry is a scholar.
He earned a PhD in Chinese Literature at Yale in 1979 and has since taught at Dartmouth (1980-82) and at the University of North Carolina (1982-present). He was employed as a free-lance keyboard musician from 1961 to 1980 and was in the United States Army from 1968 to 1971. His army service included a one-year intensive course in Vietnamese at the Defense Language Institute at Fort Bliss, Texas, and a one-year tour of duty in Vietnam (1970-71). His publications include: Chinese Amusement: The Lively Plays of Li Yu (Archon Books, 1980), various articles on early Chinese history and culture in the Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies and other journals, and articles on Vietnamese literature and historical legends in Vietnam Forum, Crossroads, and Michigan Quarterly. He has written essays on modern Vietnamese music and translated Phạm Duy's memoirs.
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