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Department of the Languages and Cultures of South East Asia

The Literary Language

Course books - The literary language

  • Burmese: an introduction to the literary style, by John Okell. 1994, Center for Burma Studies, Northern Illinois University. c 200 pp and 1x 60' tape of readings of the texts. For approach and contents see separate description in Section 1.6
  • Burmese manual, by J E Bridges. 1906, London, Luzac, also Rangoon ed. (out of print).
  • Burmese grammar and grammatical exercises, by A W Lonsdale. 1899, Rangoon, British Burma Press (out of print).