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Thai Folk Wisdom: Contemporary Takes on Traditional Proverbs Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai

Thai Folk Wisdom: Contemporary Takes on Traditional Proverbs

Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai

Published April 16th 2010
ISBN : 9789749863787
Paperback
140 pages
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 About the Book 

Brings together 50 Thai proverbs and sayings Features illustrations that accompany each saying and proverb.This dual language book brings to life fifty proverbs and sayings from Thailand with great creative flair. Each proverb is interpreted with anMoreBrings together 50 Thai proverbs and sayings Features illustrations that accompany each saying and proverb.This dual language book brings to life fifty proverbs and sayings from Thailand with great creative flair. Each proverb is interpreted with an abundance of vibrant pizzazz reflecting modern Thai culture. Under the direction of designer Tulaya Pornpiriyakulchai, sensational visuals have been provided by some of Thailands leading contemporary artists from Manit Sriwanichpoom and Pinaree Sanpitak to Jakkai Siributr. S.E.A. Write award winner, Jane Vejjajivas explanation of the proverbs is accompanied by the delightful tale of schoolgirl Lum Nam and her aunt and uncle. Her trials and tribulations in modern Bangkok links ancient Thai Folk Wisdom with the vibrant modern city.