Writing Asia: The Literatures in Englishes Volume 2 - Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature I

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edited by Mohammad A. Quayum & Wong Phui Nam
with Edwin Thumboo as general editor

Synopsis

Sharing Borders, Volume 2 in the Writing Asia Series, is the most comprehensive account to date of Singaporean and Malaysian literatures in English. Apart from the assessment of single authors, surveys and special topics, it provides essential background, traces origins and early development, the way significant themes in the life of the two nations have evolved and been articulated, and how succeeding generations of writers – especially in Singapore – show greater freedom and confidence exploiting the possibilities of their language. Each of the two Parts has a substantial Introduction and essays by thirty scholars and practitioners who include some of the most distinguished names in the field.

Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature II in the Writing Asia Series.

Contributors:

Haskell, Dennis • Khor Jin Keong, Neil • Lee Soon Yong, Aaron • Maniam, K.S. • Newton, Pauline T. • Ng, Andrew • Patke, Rajeev S. • Susan Philip • Tay, Eddie • Tope, Lily Rose • Wignesan, T. • Wilson, Bernard • Wong Soak Koon

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ISBN: 978-981-08-3910-9
Published: 2009
Dimension: 165mm x 245mm
Extent: 267
Finish: Paperback

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