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Teardrops of Time: Buddhist Aesthetics in the Poetry of Angkarn Kallayanapong (Interview)
By Arnika Fuhrmann
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Angkarn Kalayanapong (1926-2012) was arguably Thailand’s most famous poet of the modern period. His career spanned the era from the 1940s to the 1980s when Thai society was fundamentally transformed by rapid development and the process of globalization. His poetry is a testament to the massive disruption, dislocation, and alienation caused by these changes, and a lament for cultural loss.