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Soso Tham’s The Old Days of the Khasis

Janet Hujon (éd.)
Traduction de Janet Hujon

Soso Tham (1873-1940), the acknowledged poet laureate of the Khasis of northeastern India, was one of the first writers to give written poetic form to the rich oral tradition of his people.

Poet of landscape, myth and memory, Soso Tham paid rich and poignant tribute to his tribe in his masterpiece The Old Days of the Khasis. Janet Hujon's vibrant new translation presents the English reader with Tham's long poem, which keeps a rich cultural tradition of the Khasi people alive through it...

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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : World Oral Literature Series | 9
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2018
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 11 janvier 2019
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783744688
  • EAN électronique : 9791036516603
  • Nombre de pages : 85 p.


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