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Varieties of English in Southeast Asia and Beyond
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Varieties of English in Southeast Asia and Beyond

By Azirah Hashim and Norizah Hassan (eds)

Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press, 2006. First edition. This book brings together a collection of papers selected from the 8th 'English in Southeast Asia' conference in 2003. These papers reflect the innovation and creativity required in dealing with new developments in English learning. The papers also investigate different English varieties in Southeast Asia, the growing influence of the internet on English and the resulting cultural implications. There are a total of 18 research papers which references. 291 pages. Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia

$8.91

The Short Story in South-East Asia
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The Short Story in South-East Asia

By Davidson, JHCS & H Cordell

School of Oriental and African Studies, 2002. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 5-10-15. This book is a collection of papers presented at the School of Oriental and African Studies in 1978-79 highlighting a seldom studied genre, i.e. short story writing in the vernacular in Southeast Asia. So short stories in Western Languages, Chinese and other minority langauges are excluded. 270 pages. The papers include - The Modern Short Story in South East Asia - JHCS Davidson, Publication and Readership of the Short Story in South East Asia: Some Observations - Helen Cordell, The Short Stories of Cambodian Popular Tradition - Judith M.Jacob, The Development of Political and Social Consciousness in Thai Short Stories - Manas Chitakasem, The Short Story in Burma: With Special reference to its Social and Political Significance - Anna J. Allott, The Indonesian Short Story After 1945 - E.U. Kratz, Two West Sumatran Writers: AA Navis and Nurdin Yakub - Nigel Phillips, The Evolution of the Malay Short Story From its Origins to the Present Day - Monique Zaini-Lajoubert, To Aid the Revolution: The Short Story as Pro-Liberation Literature in South Vietnam - JHCS Davidson, The Short Story in South East Asia: A Bibliography - Helen Cordell. There is also an index of names of South east Asian Short Story Writers and a Subject Index. Weight: 0.6kg. Post free within Malaysia A previous owner's name has been inked on one of the end papers and there is some slight creasing to the cover. Otherwise the book is in excellent condition.

$17.81

The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English
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The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English

By Patke Rajeev S. & Holden, Philip

Routledge, 2009. First edition. Paperback. New. New. This is an ideal handbook for anyone wanting to explore the growing body of creative writng in English from the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong that has been published from colonial times to the present day. The book uses examples from a wide range of works and ends with a list of works cited and recommended reading of more than 30 pages. 272 pages. Chapters cover such aspects as The Historical & Linguistic Contexts, Malaysian and Singaporean writing to 1965, Filipino writing during the same period, Narrative Fiction, Poetry, & Drama from 1965-2008, Expatriate, Diasporic & Minoritarian Writing and Contemporary Fiction, Poetry and Drama Weight: 0.5kg. Post free within Malaysia

$28.95