Rex Shelley (1930-)

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Wicks, Peter. 2007. "Rex Shelley (1930-)." The Literary Encyclopedia. 13 Aug.
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Rex Shelley (1930-)

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AuthorWicks, Peter
EditorsClark, Robert
Journal TitleThe Literary Encyclopedia
Journal Citation13 Aug
Number of Pages3
Year2007
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
Web Address (URL)http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=11801
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Novelist.
Active 1991- in Singapore, Southeast Asia

One of the significant human consequences of Western colonialism in Southeast Asia was the development of intimate relationships between European men and local women, and the subsequent creation over time of a small, but tenacious and vibrant Eurasian community. In the city-state of Singapore, the Eurasians are known by colloquial names such as mestico, serani, and geragok. Rex Shelley is a distinguished and articulate member of this hardy band.

KeywordsRex Shelley, Singaporean literature, Singapore
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470529. South-East Asian literature (excl. Indonesian)
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