Burmese literature
The literature of Burma (or Myanmar) spans over a millennium. Burmese literature was historically influenced by Indian and Thai cultures, as seen in many works, such as the Ramayana. The Burmese langu...
Burmese chronicles
The royal chronicles of Burma (Myanmar) (Burmese: မြန်မာ ရာဇဝင် ကျမ်းများ) are detailed, continuous records of events in chronological order of the Burmese monarchy. The chronicles were written on...
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Myoma Myint Kywe
Myoma Myint Kywe (Burmese: မြို့မ-မြင့်ကြွယ်, pronounced [mjo̰ mə-mjɪ̰ɴ tɕwɛ̀]; also U Myint Kywe; born 14 April 1960) is a Burmese writer and historian.He was awarded the Sarpay Beikman Manuscrip...
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Myanmar National Literature Award for Collected Short Stories
The Myanmar National Literature Awards for Collected Short Stories are an award presented to an author who has written a collection of short stories. This award has been awarded since 1962.
Rakhine Razawin Haung
Min Razagri Aredaw Sadan, or more commonly known as Rakhine Razawin Haung (Burmese: ရခိုင် ရာဇဝင်ဟောင်း), is an Arakanese (Rakhine) chronicle covering the history of Arakan.
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Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards
The Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards (Burmese: စာပေဗိမာန် စာပဒေသာ ဆုများ) are annual literary awards given in Burma by the Sarpay Beikman (Palace of Literature), a department of the Ministry of In...
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Glass Palace Chronicle
The Glass Palace Chronicle of the kings of Burma is the only English language translation of the first portions of Hmannan Yazawin, the standard chronicle of Konbaung Dynasty of Burma (Myanmar). Hmann...
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Maung Yint Mar
Maung Yint Mar (Kyaunggon) (Burmese: မောင်ရင့်မာ (ကျောင်းကုန်း)) is a Burmese author.In 1991 he won 2nd prize in the Short Stories category of the 1990 Sarpay Beikman manuscript awards for his Kya...
Razawin Linka
Razawin Linka (Burmese: ရာဇဝင် လင်္ကာ) is an Arakanese (Rakhine) chronicle covering the history of Arakan.
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Hmannan Yazawin
Hmannan Maha Yazawindawgyi (Burmese: မှန်နန်း မဟာ ရာဇဝင်တော်ကြီး, [m̥àɴnáɴ məhà jàzəwɪ̀ɴdɔ̀dʑí]; commonly, Hmannan Yazawin; known in English as the "Glass Palace Chronicle") is the first official ...
Hmannan Yazawin - Wikipedia
Anna Lombard
Anna Lombard is a New Woman novel by Annie Sophie Cory writing as Victoria Cross. First published in 1901, it is based on the idea that it takes a New Man as well to form a perfect union of the sexes....
Slapat Rajawan
Slapat Rajawan Datow Smim Ron (lit. "History of Kings"), more commonly known as Bago Yazawin, is a Mon language chronicle that covers 17 dynasties from the legendary times to the Hanthawaddy period. W...
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The Piano Tuner
The Piano Tuner is a historical novel by Daniel Mason, set in British India and Burma. It was first published in 2002 when Mason was 26 and was his first novel. The Piano Tuner was the basis for a 200...
Rakhine Razawin
Rakhine Razawin (Burmese: ရခိုင် ရာဇဝင်), is an Arakanese (Rakhine) chronicle covering the history of Arakan. The surviving portions of the chronicle consist of 48 palm-leaf manuscript bundles (57...
13 Carat Diamond and Other Stories
13 Carat Diamond and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Khin Myo Chit. It was published in 1969, with a second edition (ISBN 1-933570-52-0) released in October 2005. The collection con...
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Saving Fish from Drowning
Saving Fish From Drowning is a 2005 novel written by Amy Tan. It is Tan's sixth work. The book is about twelve American tourists who travel to China and Burma.The novel was awarded an honorable mentio...
Saving Fish from Drowning - Wikipedia
Burma National Literature Award
Myanmar National Literature Awards are awards presented to a Burmese author who has published a particularly lauded piece or body of work. There are awards for forms of writing ranging from poetry to ...
Khit-San Sarpay
Khit San Sarpay (Burmese: ခေတ်စမ်းစာပေ, [kʰɪʔ sáɴ sàpè]; lit. "Testing the Age Literature") was a literary movement that emerged in 1930s British Burma, and is considered the first modern literary...
Yama Zatdaw
Yama Zatdaw (Burmese: ရာမဇာတ်တော်, [jàma̰ zaʔ tɔ̀]), unofficially Myanmar's national epic, is the Burmese version of the Ramayana. There are nine known pieces of the Yama Zatdaw in Myanmar. The Bu...
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Zinme Yazawin
Zinme Yazawin (Burmese: ဇင်းမယ် ရာဇဝင်, lit. "Chronicle of Chiang Mai") is an 18th-century Burmese chronicle that covers the history of Lan Na under Burmese rule (1558–1775). The first English tra...
Yadu (poetry)
The yadu (Burmese: ရတု, [jadṵ]; also spelt ya-du and yatu) is a Burmese form of poetry which consists of up to three stanzas of five lines. The first four lines of a stanza have four syllables ea...
Pawtugi Yazawin
Pawtugi Yazawin (Burmese: ပေါ်တူဂီ ရာဇဝင်) is a Burmese chronicle that covers the history of the Portuguese, especially their rule at Syriam (Thanlyin) from 1599 to 1613. The oral history was firs...
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