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Modern poems (Burmese and English) - some with accompanying articles

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Title: BURMA (MYANMAR) - Poetry
Description/subject: Poems, articles...: Aung Cheimt...Maung Chaw Nwe...Mya Kabyar...Ma Ei...Maung Pyiyt Min...Tin Moe...Zeyar Lynn...Maung Yu Py...Wawn Awng
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Poetry International, Rotterdam
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2013


Individual Documents

Title: Various Burmese Poets
Date of publication: 2012
Description/subject: from "Bones will Crow" - English and Burmese texts, with notes on the poets
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Asymptote
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 30 September 2013


Title: The 'Great Guest' of Burmese Literature
Date of publication: April 2007
Description/subject: Burma's best-loved poet Tin Moe passed away in California. Until his last breath, poetry was his love and life... "Tin Moe served five years in prison for daring to write about Burma's democracy movement's ruling military dictatorship.
Author/creator: Khin Maung Sok
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The Irrawaddy" Vol. 15, No. 4
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2008


Title: Interview & Poetry of U Tin Moe
Date of publication: December 2000
Description/subject: "One of the country's leading writers and a Poet Laureate of Burma, U Tin Moe has published over 30 books. Born in 1933, he began writing poetry and essays in 1959 and has won numerous literary awards throughout his career. U Tin Moe became involved in the pro-democracy movement during 1988. As a result, he was imprisoned in Insein jail from 1991 until February of 1995. All his published works are banned in Burma. U Tin Moe left the country in April of 1999 and currently lives abroad. The following interview was aired on Radio Free Asia (RFA) in September 2000, and conducted by RFA correspondent Dr. Kyi May Kaung. The interview and poetry were translated for Burma Debate by Dr. Kaung. It appears here with the permission of RFA."
Author/creator: U Tin Moe, Dr. Kyi May Kaung
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Burma Debate" VOL. VII, NO. 4 WINTER 2000
Format/size: pdf (287K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Zawgyi's Collected Short Stories
Date of publication: 1999
Description/subject: Contents: (1) Po Mar Din p. 15- 21 (2) Lover p. 22- 23 (3) Bagan Market p. 34- 42 (4) The venerable U Thawbita and Ko Khin p. 43- 49 (5) Pyigyibaryar p. 50- 102 (6) Aung Baw and four-eyed dog p. 103- 112 (7) Fiction from Nat pyay p. 113- 119 (8) The Bunch of Keys and Tattooed Nats p. 120- 129 (9) Thakhingyi Asked for a Boon p. 130- 137 (10) His Spouse p. 138- 148. These ten short stories were written by Zawgyi (U Thein Han. The author had an intimate knowledge of Myanmar social life and customs. His short stories clearly describe common life. "Fiction from Nat Pyay" was written around 1934 for the Rangoon College football team. The style of this fiction is humourous. "Bagan Market" is about a Bagan villager who easily solved the difficult problem posed by Chinese Emperor. Author stated that personal experiences are more important in real life. "Po Mar Din", "Thakhingyi asked for a boon", " Lover" are short stories giving character sketches. "Aung Baw and four-eyed Dog", " The Venerable U Thawbita and Ko Khin", "The Bunch of Keys and Tattooed Nats", "His Spouse " clearly illustrate human nature.....Subject Terms: 1. Myanmar fiction... 2. short stories
Author/creator: Zawgyi
Language: Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ (Metadata: English and Burmese)
Source/publisher: "Yarpyi Book", No. 93, 1999, Lawka Sarpay, Yarpyi Publishing House, via University of Washington
Format/size: pdf (1.3MB-combined)
Alternate URLs: http://www.lib.washington.edu/myanmar/pdfs/ZG0016a.pdf (2.9MB)
http://www.lib.washington.edu/myanmar/pdfs/ZG0016b.pdf (2.7MB)
http://www.lib.washington.edu/myanmar/pdfs/ZG0016c.pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2014