Inked Over, Ripped Out by Anna J. Allott
Burmese Storytellers and the Censors
A PEN American Center "Freedom-to-Write" Report featuring stories by seven Burmese writers, selected and translated with an introduction and explanatory notes by Anna J. Allott.
The stories are:
- The Advertising Wagon by Ne Win Myint
- He's Not My Father by Nu Nu Yi
- Three Stories by U Win Pe
- A Pair of Specs by U Win Pe
- The Children Who Play in the Back Alleyways by San San Nweh
- The Python by Nyi Pu Lay
- Heartless Day by Mo Cho Thinn
- Hard Labor by Ataram
About the Author
Anna J. Allott is a Senior Research Fellow in Burmese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, where she has lectured on the literature and culture of Burma for thirty-seven years. She is also the Honorary Secretary of the Britain-Burma Society. In the mid-80's, Allott worked closely with PEN Honorary Member and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Daw Aung San Suu Kyi while the latter was researching her doctoral thesis on Burmese literature, grammar, lexicography, language planning, and the Burmese literacy movement, and was co-editor of the Burmese-English Dictionary which was published by the School of Oriental and African Studies.
1994 Chiang Mai