Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PL4209.B773 Z547 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Boonlua Debhayasuwan was born in 1911 and became one of the first Thai women to earn a university degree. She was an official in the Ministry of Education, she was a novelist, and her essays on literature became the foundation of modern Thai literary criticism.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PL4209.P656 S8313 2018
Publication Date: 2018
A collection of 11 stories, each dealing with a “body part,” although the “parts” in some of the stories are imaginary. The stories were first published serially in a Thai magazine called LIPS, then as a paperback by the magazine’s publishing imprint Guy Marut Press.
A poetical version of the "Chronicle of Ayudhya" by Sunthorn Phu with a biography of Sunthorn Phu, a Thai poet who lived during the 19th century and who is often referred to as Thailand’s Shakespeare. Text available at the Hathitrust.org
Call Number: Thai to English Fiction: Thai Literature in translation blog
In his blog, Marcel Barang translates Thai short fiction into English and French. He presents the English (or French) translation along the Thai original in side by side columns. Barang includes translation notes in a third column. Visit his blog for more short stories translated from the Thai language.
Velmans, a soldier in the Dutch Army was captured along with his comrades in arms and forced into laboring to build the railway along the Thai-Burmese border. This memoir recounts his experiences over 3-1/2 years.
Wat Mahwan. Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Photo by Andrea Schaffer CCBY2