Journal of Tibetan Literature

Research, Translation, Criticism

The Journal of Tibetan Literature focuses on the aesthetic dimensions of Tibetan literature in order to enhance appreciation of one of the world's great traditions.


Vol. 3 No. 1 (2024): Journal of Tibetan Literature

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The Journal of Tibetan Literature is a biannual, peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to publishing research, translation, and criticism on Tibetan-language texts from the origin of the written language to the present. 

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Research articles on the history, form, content, and social dimensions of Tibetan-language literature.


Translations of poetry and prose spanning the full scope of Tibetan literary history.


Essays on current issues in the study, appreciation, and analysis of Tibetan-language literature.

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The Journal of Tibetan Literature encourages an exploration of the literary in Tibetan writing from a wide range of methodological and theoretical perspectives.