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by Frank Stewart,Herbert J. Batt,Tsering Shakya


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Song of the Snow Lion New Writing from Tibet.

Herbert J. Batt, Tsering Shakya, Frank Stewart. Despite Chinese censorship, this collection of writing shows that Tibetan literature explores the pressing questions facing their country in the early 21st century

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Song of the Snow Lion: New Writing from Tibet (Manoa 12:2).

Song of the Snow Lion: New Writing from Tibet (Manoa 12:2) ) Since China's invasion of their country in 1950 and the suffering brought about by the Cultural Revolution, Tibetans have struggled to prevent their ancient culture and country from disappearing. At the same time, many Tibetans recognize that modernization in some form must come.

Herbert Batt has translated into English for the first time some of the best stories about Tibet written in Chinese. Martin Slobodnik Asian And African Studies). His solid translations meet the challenge of rendering in English such varied literary styles as realism, magical realism, and even surrealis. .A splendid foreword by Tsering Shakya introduces the difficult and almost unstudied subject of modern literature produced in the Tibetan territories.

Since China's invasion of their country in 1950 and the suffering brought about by the Cultural Revolution, Tibetans have struggled to prevent their ancient culture and country from disappearing. At the same time, many Tibetans recognize that modernization in some form must come. Out of such difficult political conditions and cultural paradoxes, Tibetan authors have developed a literature that, despite Chinese censorship, explores the pressing questions facing their country today. The authors in the feature include Tashi Dawa, Sebo, Tig Ta, Tashi Pelden, Alai, and Geyang. In addition, there are works by Yandon, the first Tibetan woman to publish a novel; poet and novelist Meizhuo, a woman of extraordinary range; and Dhondup Gyal, considered the founder of modern Tibetan writing. An overview essay by Tsering Shakya explains the rise of a modern Tibetan literature.
Song of the Snow Lion: New Writing from Tibet (Manoa 12:2) download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Frank Stewart,Herbert J. Batt,Tsering Shakya
ISBN: 0824823850
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr (October 2000)
Pages: 189 pages