The Marvelous Susan Fulop Kepner Receive PDF The Lioness in Bloom Modern Thai Fiction about Women

Rate Stars: 3.67 of 5 stars Book Published: July 31st 1996 by University of California Press (first published July 1st 1996)
The Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women
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Author/Writer: Ebook Tags: Short Stories, Fiction
Format: ePub, DJVU, MOBI, iBook, DOC, TXT, PDF, RTF, FB2 Book Info: Paperback, 281 pages
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Original Book Title: The Lioness in Bloom: Modern Thai Fiction about Women (Voices from Asia, 9)

E-Book Review:

Kepner's selection shows the many ways fiction has mirrored the lives of Thai women over the twentieth century. The spectrum is broad, encompassing the young and the old, the rural and the cosmopolitan, the privileged and the poor. Some writers address previously unacceptable themes: female sexuality, spousal abuse, gender oppression. Others display a scintillating sense o Kepner's selection shows the many ways fiction has mirrored the lives of Thai women over the twentieth century. The spectrum is broad, encompassing the young and the old, the rural and the cosmopolitan, the privileged and the poor. Some writers address previously unacceptable themes: female sexuality, spousal abuse, gender oppression. Others display a scintillating sense of humor. They touch on many themes—injustice, the heartlessness of society, loneliness, the difficult choices that life presents. Susan Kepner's lyrical, faithful translations preserve the tenor and resonances of these voices, many of which will be heard for the first time by English-speaking readers.

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