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Tara Nath Sharma (ताना शर्मा)
« on: November 21, 2011, 02:19:19 AM »
Tara Nath Sharma is an icon of modern Nepali literature.  Popularly known by his short name, Tanasarma, he is one of the most widely read and loved writers of Nepal. His 102 books in Nepali and English include a critical history of Nepali literature, collections of personal essays and travel accounts, theoretical and practical literary criticism, and essays on linguistic, social and cultural themes. He has edited journals, periodicals and a National English Daily (The Rising Nepal).   He is known for his impressive and stimulating lectures on the Nepali social system, culture, ethnicity, religion and literature. He is reputed for his honest, fearless and penetrating expositions of truth as well as for his profound faith in democracy, human rights and human dignity. He is the recipient of the Madan Puraskar which is the highest award of Literature given in Nepal.

He received his PHD in linguistics from the University of Wisconsin. He is currently a visiting professor at Michigan State University, East Lansing MI. He spoke to Lokvani about Nepal and its literature.


Poems of TN Sharma are posted here -http://forum.xnepali.org/index.php?topic=15978.0
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