The Newsletter 56 Spring 2011

Gedun Chopel, 20th century Tibet's finest writer

Heather Marie Stoddard

Donald S. Lopez Jr., editor and translator, 2009. In the Forest of Faded Wisdom, 104 Poems by Gendun Chopel. A Bilingual Edition. University of Chicago Press, 199 pages, ISBN 978 0 226 10452 2.

This bilingual edition of the poems of Amdo Gedun Chopel (1903-1951),1 In the Forest of Faded Wisdom, is a welcome addition to the ever-growing corpus of writings by and on the most outstanding, controversial figure of 20th century Tibet.

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