Elena A. Zapadova

Elena A. Zapadova (Западова Елена Александровна, 22 Feb. 1938, Leningrad - 21 Oct. 1991, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian Orientalist and philologist specialized in Burmese language and history.

She authored numerous essays and books, including In The Land Where The Irrawaddy Flows (В стране, где течет Иравади: Очерки культуры современной Бирмы, Moscow, Наука1980) and several essays on modern literature (poetry, fiction, folktales) from Myanmar.

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