Complicities: Connections And Divisions Chitra Sankaran

ISBN: 9783906770482

Published: October 7th 2003

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Complicities: Connections And Divisions  by  Chitra Sankaran

Complicities: Connections And Divisions by Chitra Sankaran
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Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., New York, Oxford, Wien. The twenty-seven essays in this volume are the product of the Ninth Biennial Symposium on the Literatures and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region held in Singapore in December 1999. TheMoreBern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., New York, Oxford, Wien.

The twenty-seven essays in this volume are the product of the Ninth Biennial Symposium on the Literatures and Cultures of the Asia-Pacific Region held in Singapore in December 1999. The contributions explore complicitous interactions between cultures, nations and people in the Asia-Pacific Region. Grouped into the three sections of « Asia-Pacific Relations, « The Politics of Identity and « Language, Gender and Empowerment, these essays examine selected texts from countries which include Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and Micronesia.

Contents: Liew-Geok Leong/Rajeev S. Patke/Chitra Sankaran: General Introduction - Liew-Geok Leong: Introduction to Part I - Bruce Bennett: Singapore and Australia: Collaborators - Megumi Kato: The Scared Who Want to Scare. Fear of a Japanese Invasion in Australian Literature - John McLaren: Nationalism and Imperialism.

Australias Ambivalent Relationship to Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands - Tony Hughes-dAeth: Old Walls and New. The Australian Poet in the Asia-Pacific - Carlotta Lady Izumi Abrams: Buddha Nature and Aao. The Nexus of Micronesian and Marshallese Legends with the Buddhist Underpinnings of Asian North American Literature - Jeff Partridge: « America is no America - or is it?

Transcending Cultural Binaries in Gish Jens Typical American - Vicky Lee: Eurasian Voices in Wartime Hong Kong - Ryan Bishop: Births of Nations. Narrativity, Nativity, Naivete, and Postcolonial Historical « mmry in Finnegans Wake and Shame - Lily Rose Tope: The Shifting Nation of the Chinese-Filipino Writer - Rajeev S.Patke: Introduction to Part II - Chiu Man Yin: A Portrait of the Nation as Four Young Men - Anne Brewster: Adolescence and the post-65 Generation. Colin Cheongs The Stolen Child - Philip Jeyaretnam: Tiger City or How Singapore Writers Can Earn Their Stripes - Rajeev S.

Patke: Ambivalence and Ambiguity in the Poetry of Arthur Yap - Eddie Tay: Unsettling Ways of Exile. The Unhomely in the Poetry of Wong Phui Nam - Susan Philip: The Evolving Identity of Malaysian Indians. A Comparison of K. S. Maniams The Cord and Allan Perera and Indi Nadarajahs Quid Pro Quo - Makarand Paranjape: Displaced Relations. Diasporas, Empires, Homelands - Sonia Mycak: The Febrication of Ukrainian-Australian Identity by Helen Darville - Timothy R.

White: Complicating National Cinemas - Chitra Sankaran: Introduction to Part III - Irina Aristarkhova: Otherness in Net-Communities. Practising Difference in Virtual Context - Richard B. Baldauf Jr.: Literature and the Intellectualisation of Language through Language Policy and Planning - Dennis Haskell: « now wheres she off to. Gender and Class in the Poetry of Bruce Dawe - Liew-Geok Leong: Cultural Domains and Male Discourses in A Dance of Moths - Shirley Geok-lin Lim: History and Fiction, Sons and Widows.

Gendering and Racing the Colonized in Chin Kee Onns Twilight Of The Nyonyas - Susan Y. Najita: Resemblances and Complicity. The Construction of Pakeha History in The Piano - Chitra Sankaran/K.K. Seet: Intersections of the Nation in Two Plays by Robert Yeo Changi and One Year Back Home - Ismail S. Talib: Divisions, Sub-Divisions, Linkages, Mixtures - Peter K. W. Tan: « Is that how we really talk? Speech Reporting in Singaporean Writing in English.



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