Myanmar Literature in Translation

Myanmar Literature in Translation

*this post was updated in October 2017

Before arriving in Myanmar in 2011, it was an effort to find Burmese works written or translated into English.  Fifty years of a national literature struggling just to survive and a global literary community unable to access the literature produced from this era has left Myanmar, relative to its size and literary lineage, with one of the least recognised and understood canons in the world …

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