Philip Jeyaretnam (1964-)

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Wicks, Peter. 2007. "Philip Jeyaretnam (1964-)." The Literary Encyclopedia. 10 May.
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Philip Jeyaretnam (1964-)

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AuthorWicks, Peter
Journal TitleThe Literary Encyclopedia
Journal Citation10 May
Number of Pages8
Year2007
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
Web Address (URL)http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=11795
Abstract

Philip Jeyaretnam’s prose fiction has rightly attracted international as well as national attention. He has thus far published two well-reviewed novels, a linked collection of short stories, as well as individual stories and reflective essays. This substantial literary achievement is more remarkable, given his relative youth, the controversial political circumstances of his father, and his full-time career as a lawyer at the Singaporean Bar.

KeywordsPhilip Jeyaretnam, Singaporean literature, Singaporean fiction, Singapore
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470529. South-East Asian literature (excl. Indonesian)
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