Facets of Thai Poetry

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National Identity Board, Office of the Prime Minister, 1983 - English poetry - 183 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCING THE KLOANG FORMS
3
ADAPTATIONS OF SAPPHO
18
QUATRAIN KLOANGS
26
TRANSLATIONS OF CLASSIC KLOANGS
33
Nirat Narindr Early Bangkok Period
34
Loganit Kloangs Early Bangkok Period
35
Spontaneous Kloangs Later Ayudhia Period
36
RUNAWAY RHYMES
38
Parodies and Burlesque
83
Lear and the Double Limerick
86
Poets and Painters
92
THE TRAVELS OF EVE APPLEDOPE
98
ARCHARN AND EVE APPLEDOPE
108
INTRODUCING THE THAI KLOANG I Introducing the Thai Kloang
113
The Thai Use of Quantity and Stress
117
Quantity and Sappho
129

THE BUFFALO GOD
45
ARCHARN AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
53
IDYLLS AND FANTASIES OF MY VILLAGE
61
Hallucination in a Fishbowl
64
Proem for Two Cats
67
SIAMESE CATS AND SIAMESE TWINS
68
DISASTER IN HEAVEN AND HELL
72
KLOANGS AND LIMERICKS
78
The Thai Use of Rhymes and Alliteration
137
English End Rhymes
143
The Sublime and Ridiculous
153
Sapphos Sublime Fragment
161
The Kloang in Actual Use
167
One for the Road
175
About the Author
183
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