Contemporary Tibetan Literary Studies: PIATS 2003 : Tibetan Studies : Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, 2003

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Brill, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 158 pages
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These essential readings in the emerging field of Tibetan literary studies offer specialists and non-specialists provocative new studies of contemporary Tibetan literature and criticism, ranging from discussions of individual works to theoretical interventions. The nature of Tibetan literature as both a regional voice within China and a transnational voice in the world is explored by L. Hartley on the relationship between the terms rtsom-rig, wen, and literature, F. Robin on historical fiction, L. Maconi on literature in the Yunnan Tibetan areas, T. Dhondup on Mongolian-Tibetan writers, J. Drakpa on poetic explication, P. Schiaffini on the creation of Tibetan subjectivities, F.X. Erhard on magical realism, and Gray Tuttle's interview with writer and critic Pema Bhum.

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Steven J. Venturino , Ph.D. (2000), teaches literature and criticism at Loyola University Chicago. His work has appeared in the journals Diaspora, World Literature Today and Boundary 2, and in Constructing Tibetan Culture (1997) and Sinographies: Writing China (2007).

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