In the Shadow of Angkor: Contemporary Writing from Cambodia

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Frank Stewart, Sharon May
University of Hawaii Press, 2004 M05 31 - 220 pages
Nearly two million people died in Cambodia between 1975 and 1979 as a result of the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal regime. Cambodians who were educated, teachers, artists, and authors were among the first to be killed. One generation later, literature is re-emerging from the ashes. 22 photographs

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The Diabolic Sweetness of Pol Pot 21
A Search for Cambodian Literature 27 177

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Frank Stewart is a writer, translator, and founding editor of Mānoa: A Pacific Journal of International Writing. He is professor emeritus of English at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Sharon May is a writer and photographer. She researched the Khmer Rouge regime for Columbia University's Center for the Study of Human Rights, and guest-edited In the Shadow of Angkor: Contemporary Writing from Cambodia (Mānoa, 2004).

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