Afterword [to Tigers in paradise: the collected works of Philip Jeyaretnam]

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Wicks, Peter. 2004. "Afterword [to Tigers in paradise: the collected works of Philip Jeyaretnam]." Jeyaretnam, Philip (ed.) Tigers in paradise: the collected works of Philip Jeyaretnam. Singapore. Times Editions. pp. 411-416
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Afterword [to Tigers in paradise: the collected works of Philip Jeyaretnam]

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
Book TitleTigers in paradise: the collected works of Philip Jeyaretnam
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AuthorWicks, Peter
EditorsJeyaretnam, Philip
Page Range411-416
Number of Pages420
Year2004
PublisherTimes Editions
Place of PublicationSingapore
ISBN9812327924
Abstract

Singaporean Literature in English is abundant, vibrant and diverse, reflecting the central role of the English language in the public discourse of the citystate. The consolidation of a tradition and establishment of a distinctive literary genre now depend on the emergence of new, younger voices. This present collection reflects the efforts of one such voice, that of Philip Jeyaretnam, whose prose fiction has rightly attracted international as well as national attention.

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