The Penguin Book of Modern Tibetan Essays (Hardcover)

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The Penguin Book of Modern Tibetan Essays (Hardcover)

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<p><i>The Penguin Book of Modern Tibetan Essays </i>is a groundbreaking anthology of modern Tibetan non-fiction. This unprecedented collection celebrates the art of the modern Tibetan essay and comprises some of the best Tibetan writers working today in Tibetan, English and Chinese. <br><br>There are essays on lost friends, stolen inheritances, prison notes and secret journeys from-and to-Tibet, but there are also essays on food, the Dalai Lama's Gar dancer, love letters, lotteries and the Prince of Tibet. The collection offers a profound commentary not just on the Tibetan nation and Tibetan exile, but also on the romance, comedy and tragedy of modern Tibetan life. <br><br>For this anthology, editor and translator Tenzin Dickie has commissioned and collected 28 essays from 22 Tibetan writers, including Woeser, Jamyang Norbu, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Pema Bhum and Lhashamgyal. <br><br>This book of personal essays by Tibetan writers is a landmark addition to contemporary Tibetan letters as well as a significant contribution to global literature.</p>
<b>Tenzin Dickie (Anthology Editor, Author) </b><br> Tenzin Dickie is a writer and a translator. She is editor of <i>Old Demons, New Deities: Twenty One Short Stories from Tibet</i>, the English language anthology of modern Tibetan fiction.<br><br>

Product Details ISBN: 9780670095124
ISBN-10: 0670095125
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2023
Pages: 320
Language: English