Lost Footsteps
Lost Footsteps

Julio Cortazar

Burmese Names in the Novel 'Rayuela' by Julio Cortazar

In the 1963 novel "Rayuela" by the great Argentine writer Julio Cortazar, the main character comes across a list of words that have no meaning, and so seem magical. This was the list of strange and fantastic words: U Nu, U Tin, Mya Bu, Thado Thiri Thudama U E Maung, Sithu U Cho, Wunna Kyaw Htin U Khin Zaw, Wunna Kyaw Htin U Thein Han, Wunna Kyaw Htin U Myo Min, Thiri Pyanchi U Thant, Thado Maha Thray Sithu U...

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