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Treasures of Lao Literature by Somsanouk Mixay - Paperback - First Edition - August 2000 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001176)

Treasures of Lao Literature

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Treasures of Lao Literature

by Somsanouk Mixay

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Vientiane, Lao PDR: Vientiane Times Publications, August 2000. RARE. Fine. Interior Pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Cover rubbed, but clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 60 pages.

Seven immortal epic poems of Laos, dating from the 17th century. They were engraved on palm leaves, kept in Buddhist temple libraries and transmitted from generation to generation. The poems are read or chanted on festival occasions or wakes and taught at school. Contents: Kalaket, Sithon and Manola, Nang Phom Hom, Nang Taeng Orn, Thao Phutthasaen, Champa See Ton, Sinxay

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001176
Title
Treasures of Lao Literature
Author
Somsanouk Mixay
Illustrator
Savanh
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Vientiane Times Publications
Place of Publication
Vientiane, Lao PDR
Date published
August 2000
Keywords
poems, poetry, epic, folklore, folktales, mythology, Buddhism, Buddhist, Lao, Laos
Bookseller catalogs
Laos; Fiction; Religion & Spirituality; Poetry;
Size
8vo

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