Poetry of Burma's literary frontiers

Violet Cho, David Gilbert

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    Abstract

    The Burmese poetic canon has long been dominated by writers in the main cities of the central plains, in Burmese language, privileging text over oral form. The canon of contemporary poetry is embedded in the culture of the Bamar majority, and only provides a partial picture of poetry at a national level
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPoetry International (Rotterdam)
    Issue number27 July 2013
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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