Excerpts from Pema Bhum’s Jalam Tramo

The Rainbow Path of Many Hues

Pema Bhum, Lauran R. Hartley

Journal of Tibetan Literature (2024) 3 (1): 107-116.

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Keywords Tibet, Amdo, Cultural Revolution, contemporary Tibetan fiction


Pema Bhum

Lauran R. Hartley

Published 2024-05-31

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Bhum, Pema, and Lauran R. Hartley. 2024. “Excerpts from Pema Bhum’s Jalam Tramo: The Rainbow Path of Many Hues”. Journal of Tibetan Literature 3 (1):107-16.


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