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This ebook explores types of self-presentation in Tibet and the Tibetan diaspora: that of British writers of their trip texts to Tibet from 1774 to 1910 and that of Tibetans in fresh autobiographies in English. McMillin contends that Tibet and the Anglophone West have had an extended, complicated, and convoluted courting that may be explored, partially, via research of English language texts. the 1st a part of the booklet explores how a fantasy of epiphany in Tibet involves dominate English texts of commute in Tibet, whereas the second one half considers how Tibetan autobiographers writing in English have answered and resisted Western photographs of them.

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