Echoes of folksongs in Bhutanese literature in English (2006)

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Folksongs are a part of Bhutanese culture, performed during festivals, celebrations and regular chores. Folksongs and dances are media of communication. To realize the role, place and importance of folksongs in Bhutanese life one’s involvement with Bhutanese people is important. This paper attempts to analyze the Bhutanese folksongs and their echoes in Bhutanese literature in English. The first part is a brief analysis of Bhutanese folksongs, and in the second part echoes of folksongs in popular Bhutanese non-fiction and prose fiction in English are analysed.
Year: 2006
Language: English
In: Journal of Bhutan Studies, Volume 15, Winter 2006: http://himalaya.socanth.cam.ac.uk/collections/journals/jbs/pdf/JBS_15_05.pdf,

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