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Modern Tibetan literature and social change

Author: Lauran R Hartley; Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
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Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change is the first systematic and detailed overview of modern Tibetan literature, which has burgeoned only in the last thirty years. This comprehensive collection brings together fourteen pioneering scholars in the nascent field of Tibetan literary studies, including authors who are active in the Tibetan literary world itself. These scholars examine the literary output of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Modern Tibetan literature and social change.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)654195740
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lauran R Hartley; Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani
ISBN: 9780822342540 0822342545 9780822342779 0822342774
OCLC Number: 179838689
Description: xxxviii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Heterodox views and the new Orthodox poems / Lauran R. Hartley --
Roar of the snow lion / Yangdon Dhondup --
Development of modern Tibetan literature in the People's Republic of China in the 1980s / Tsering Shakya --
Döndrup Gyel and the remaking of the Tibetan Ramayana / Nancy G. Lin --
Heartbreak of a new generation / Pema Bhum --
Heartbreak of a new generation revisited / Pema Bhum --
Oracles and demons in Tibetan literature today / Franc̨oise Robin --
One nation, two discourses / Lara Maconi --
Condor flies over Tibet / Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani --
In quest(ion) of an "I" / Howard Y.F. Choy --
Development and urban space in contemporary Tibetan literature / Riika J. Virtanen --
Modern Tibetan literature and the rise of writer coteries / Sangye Gyatso --
Tibetan literature in the diaspora / Hortsang Jigme --
Placing Tibetan fiction in a world of literary studies / Steven J. Venturino.
Responsibility: edited by Lauran R. Hartley and Patricia Schiaffini-Vedani ; foreword by Matthew T. Kapstein.

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"Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change will instantly become the standard reference for future writing on Tibetan literature. The significance of that literature for Sino-Tibetan relations and Read more...

 
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