Post Tagged with: "Tibetan Literature"

“I Have No Enemies, I Follow My Own Thoughts” By Theurang

“I Have No Enemies, I Follow My Own Thoughts” By Theurang

0 by / on 26/09/2019, 12:54 / in Interview, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of an interview with Tibetan poet, writer and intellectual Theurang (real name: Tashi Rabten) – one of the most prominent and widely read young contemporary poets in Tibetan literary circles today.

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“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

“Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet” – Book Review by Kalsang Yangzom

0 by / on 31/07/2019, 10:57 / in Book Reviews, Guest Post, Latest

In anticipation of the Summer 2019 edition of the Tibet Reading List (coming soon!), High Peaks Pure Earth presents a new review by Kalsang Yangzom of Bhuchung D. Sonam’s translated anthology of poems “Burning the Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet”.

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The Late Writer Yangdon: “Tibetan Women and My Literature”

The Late Writer Yangdon: “Tibetan Women and My Literature”

1 by / on 29/03/2019, 20:58 / in Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a 2016 interview with the late Tibetan female writer Yangdon which was distributed via the TibetSheep WeChat channel on December 9, 2018.

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“The Handsome Monk and Other Stories” By Tsering Döndrup, Translated by Christopher Peacock

“The Handsome Monk and Other Stories” By Tsering Döndrup, Translated by Christopher Peacock

0 by / on 17/12/2018, 19:54 / in Reading List

To be published in early 2019 by Columbia University Press, “The Handsome Monk and Other Stories” by Tsering Dondrup, translated by Christopher Peacock, describes the lives of Tibetans in contemporary China with wit, empathy, and a passionate sense of justice. “The Handsome Monk and Other Stories” brings together short stories from across Tsering Döndrup’s career to create a panorama of […]

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“Pouring My Heart Out: A Reply to My Sister Guru Kyi” By Theurang

“Pouring My Heart Out: A Reply to My Sister Guru Kyi” By Theurang

0 by / on 20/06/2018, 21:43 / in Comment

  High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a letter written by the writer Tashi Rabten (pen name: Theurang) to his younger sister Guru Kyi while he was in prison in 2012.

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Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

Pema Tseden Interviews Takbum Gyal: “In my Previous Life I May Have Been a Dog”

0 by / on 12/12/2016, 21:20 / in Interview

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an interview with Tibetan writer and teacher Takbum Gyal carried out by well-known filmmaker, translator and writer Pema Tseden. The interview was conducted in January 2016, published in literary journal “Qinghai Lake” in March 2016 and subsequently circulated on WeChat on June 10, 2016.

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Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

Guest Post: Jonathan Mirsky Reviews “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” By Lama Jabb

1 by / on 10/08/2016, 14:00 / in Book Reviews, Reading List

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Jonathan Mirsky, a book review of “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” by Lama Jabb, published in June 2015 by Rowman and Littlefield.

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“Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature” By Lama Jabb

“Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature” By Lama Jabb

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:55 / in Reading List

Published by Lexington Books in June 2015, “Oral and Literary Continuities in Modern Tibetan Literature: The Inescapable Nation” by Lama Jabb is the first book-length study to appear in English on the literary, cultural and political roots of modern Tibetan literature. 

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