Interview with Gedun Rabsal

Gedun Rabsal

Journal of Tibetan Literature (2022) 1 (1): 227–241.

Issue Section Criticism

Keywords Jack Kerouac, On the Road, translation, Tibetan literature, Lamla


Gedun Rabsal discusses the origin story of his new Tibetan rendition of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, his fascination with Ernest Hemingway, his approach to the practice of translation, and the importance of modern English literature for a Tibetan reading audience.

A short video of the translator discussing his experience and reading from the translation can be viewed here


Gedun Rabsal

Published 2022-11-15

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Rabsal, Gedun. 2022. “Interview With Gedun Rabsal”. Journal of Tibetan Literature 1 (1):227–241.


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