Modern Tibetan Literature and Social Change
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Description: A systematic and detailed overview of modern Tibetan literature, this collection brings together scholars and authors active in the Tibetan literary world. The essays explore the literary output of authors writing in Tibetan, Chinese and English, both in Tibet and from the Tibetan diaspora.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 7/16/2008
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
|Note on Transliteration|
|Heterodox Views and the New Orthodox Poems: Tibetan Writers in the Early and Mid-Twentieth Century|
|Roar of the Snow Lion: Tibetan Poetry in Chinese|
|The Development of Modern Tibetan Literature in the People's Republic of China in the 1980s|
|Dondrup Gyel and the Remaking of the Tibetan Ramayana|
|"Heartbeat of a New Generation": A Discussion of the New Poetry|
|"Heartbeat of a New Generation" Revisited|
|"Oracles and Demons" in Tibetan Literature Today: Representations of Religion in Tibetan-Medium Fiction|
|One Nation, Two Discourses: Tibetan New Era Literature and the Language Debate|
|The "Condor" Flies over Tibet: Zhaxi Dawa and the Significance of Tibetan Magical Realism|
|In Quest(ion) of an "I": Identity and Idiocy in Alai's Red Poppies|
|Development and Urban Space in Contemporary Tibetan Literature|
|Modern Tibetan Literature and the Rise of Writer Coteries|
|Tibetan Literature in the Diaspora|
|Placing Tibetan Fiction in a World of Literary Studies: Jamyang Norbu's The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes|
|Glossary of Tibetan Spellings|
|Glossary of Chinese Terms|
|Contemporary Tibetan Literary Works in Translation|
|About the Contributors|