These 9 separately referenced papers are based on those given at the 2004, ARI conference "Overcoming Passions". They deal with aspects of "race" as perceived or used in Malaysia. Among the areas explored are: presuppositions of national identity in narrative, ethnic Chinese Malaysian poetry, diaspora poetry of Lin Xingqian (b. 1963), Muslim teen fiction, Malaysia's multimedia corridor, ideological and identity fantasies in British Malaysia; a racial identity crisis of 2001, aspects of culture as race in fiction and memory, and ethnic presentation of lovers in the fiction of Ooi Yang-May. Index.

Overcoming Passion for Race in Malaysia Cultural Studies

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  • ISBN

    9789004168152
  • Authors

    Lim, David C.l. (ed.)
  • Extent

    184
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2008
  • Publisher

    Brill Academic Publishers

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