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Author Wickham-Smith, Simon.

Title Interrelationship of humans and the Mongol landscape in G. Mend-Ooyo's Atlan ovoo [electronic resource] : a study of the nomadic culture of Mongolia / Simon Wickham-Smith ; with a foreword by Dojoogiin Tsedev.

Imprint Lewiston, N.Y. ; Queenston, Ont. : Edwin Mellen, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (iv, 455 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 442-454).
Summary The book discusses nomadic culture in Mongolia through its literary, religious, and socio-historical contexts by studying the contemporary poetry of Mend-Ooyo. It takes a careful look at the poetry in the Mongolian post-Soviet period. Certain sections present a systematic analysis of Altan Ovoo according to the following criteria: religion and spirituality, history, prose, narrative, poetry, the natural world, and autobiography. The growing geopolitical importance of Russia and China means that, as the country enveloped by those two superpowers, Mongolia will come to play an important negotiat.
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Subject Mėnd-Ooëo, Gombozhavyn. Altan ovoo -- Criticism and interpretation.
Mongolian poetry -- Mongolia -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Steppes -- Mongolia -- Poetry.
Landscapes in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author T︠S︡ėdėv, D. (Dozhoogiĭn), 1940-
ISBN 0773444173 (electronic bk.)
9780773444171 (electronic bk.)