Burma Chronicles

Burma Chronicles

Author: Guy Delisle

Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly

ISBN: 9781770465749

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 100

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"From the author of Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea and Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China, is Burma Chronicles, an informative look at a country that uses concealment and isolation as social control. It is drawn with Guy Delisle's minimal line while interspersed with wordless vignettes and moments of his distinctive slapstick humor. Burma Chronicles has been translated from the French by Helge Dascher. Dascher has been translating graphic novels from French and German to English for over twenty years. A contributor to Drawn & Quarterly since the early days, her translations include acclaimed titles such as the Aya series by Marguerite Abouet and Clément Oubrerie, Hostage by Guy Delisle, and Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann and Kerascoët. With a background in art history and history, she also translates books and exhibitions for museums in North America and Europe. She lives in Montreal."
Burma Chronicles
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Guy Delisle
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-10 - Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly

"From the author of Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea and Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China, is Burma Chronicles, an informative look at a country that uses concealment and isolation as social control. It is drawn with Guy Delisle's minimal line while interspersed with wordless vignettes and moments of his
Burma Chronicles
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Guy Delisle
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-07 - Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly

THE POPULAR TRAVELOGUE NOW IN PAPERBACK From the author of Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea and Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China comes Burma Chronicles, an informative look at a country that uses concealment and isolation as social control. It is drawn with Guy Delisle's minimal line, interspersed with wordless
Vulnerability and Security in Human Rights Literature and Visual Culture
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Alexandra Schultheis Moore
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book responds to the failures of human rights—the way its institutions and norms reproduce geopolitical imbalances and social exclusions—through an analysis of how literary and visual culture can make visible human rights claims that are foreclosed in official discourses. Moore draws on theories of vulnerability, precarity, and dispossession to
Burma
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Hla Pe
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-12-01 - Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

This selection of lectures by Professor Hla Pe, who has published widely in the fields of Burmese language and literature, and cultural studies, provides an insight into Burmese literature, culture, beliefs and way of life through the author’s own personal life and career. The lectures are divided into six parts:
History of Burma
Language: en
Pages: 418
Authors: G. E. Harvey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Routledge

Originally published in 1983, this book explores the history of Burma, including chapters on Burma before 1044, The Kingdom of Pagan and the Shan Dominion. Burma's history had been little studied until recently, until the Burma Research Socety, founded in 1910, began to collect material of all kinds, and this