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Myanmar is three countries for the UK readers. It is no wonder that George Orwell, writer of the two formative allegories of the twentieth centuries, is at the top of the league, especially since his five years in Burma tuned him into the sufferings of the underdog. Best novel about English in Burma.
The film takes place during the 1885 UK invasion, when a young man is swept away by the tide of police and society turmoil that has marked Burma and India. One of the best travellers of the twentieth centuries, Norman Lewis paid a visit to Burma in the early fifties. What can a cartoon do to communicate the atrocity, unfairness and ludicrousness of the SLORC years?
Quebécois Guy Delisle's illuminating and revealing graphical travel report manages to disarm the readers, while we discover with them the reality of the battle for surviving among the général. Thant Myint-U's ancestors have been serving the Burmese royal house for 200 years. It is a memorable narrative interwoven with Burma's heritage in a work that is touching, lyric and scandalous - and indispensable for anyone who wants to grasp today's world.
Tsargana hasn't even finished a script yet. Boldly performing, he bridges the gulf between the three Burmese, not least by revitalizing the appeal of anyoneeint, the old-fashioned variety theater. "Poetic is not by speech, not by speech from speech, not by speech without it. They write, make, compose, construct, interpret and feel in their own languages.
He has just been featured in Bones Will Crow, the first western Anthology of Burma's poems, by ko ko kott and James Byrne, Poet-in-Residence in Clare Hall, Cambridge, along with 14 other non-censored people. The e-Book A Journey Through Burma, by IB Tauris, will be re-released next months with a new launch by William Dalrymple.
He' s funding a new volume entitled Back in the USSR at Unbound and will speak at the Asia House on Monday 20 May on Burma Day.