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Secret Places features new fiction, poetry, and nonfiction prose from Nepal. The collection allows Western readers a rare glimpse into contemporary Nepal and the Himalayan region through their literature. Prior to Nepal's constitutional reforms in 1990, poets and fiction writers were often jailed and censored for speaking out. Nevertheless, they developed ways to discuss social and political issues in their creative works and to express the lives of Nepal's diverse people. Since 1990, Nepali writers have become increasingly outspoken on such sensitive issues as caste, politics, and the status of women.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780824825126
Editor:
Stewart, Frank
Editor:
Upadhyay, Samrat
Editor:
Stewart, Frank
Editor:
Upadhyay, Samrat
Editor:
Thapa, Manjushree
Author:
Stewart, Frank
Editor:
Thapa, Manjushree
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Nepali literature.
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Edition Description:
1497144
Series Volume:
107-82
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
10.00x7.04x.70 in. 1.06 lbs.

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