TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Editorial: Openness

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

SPECIAL ISSUE: LIT UP ASIA-PACIFIC FESTIVAL 2018

GUEST EDITORS: CHRIS MOONEY-SINGH AND SCOTT GRANT 

Introduction: The Silk Road of Ideas 

Chris Mooney-Singh and Scott Grant, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

 

Articles 

Triadic Interplay: A Model of Transforming Literature into Wayang Theatre

I Nyoman Sedana,  Institut Seni Indonesia (Indonesian Institute of the Arts), Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

 

Balagtasan Beyond Balagtas: Debate Poetry, a Filipino Tradition

Victor Emmanuel Carmelo D. Nadera Jr and Chris Mooney-Singh, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, the Philippines and LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

Translation as Style and Technique in the Hybrid Englishes of Raja Rao's Kanthapura and Eileen Chang's Lust, Caution

Sreedhevi Iyer, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

 

Harold Stewart’s Autumn Landscape Roll, the "Buddhist Divine Comedy" 

Chris Mooney-Singh, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

Interview

Arts and Education in Virtual Worlds: In Conversation with Bernhard Drax, Scott Grant, Jay Jay Jegathesan and Chris Mooney-Singh

Savinder Kaur, The Writers Centre, Singapore

 

Stories, Poems, Plays

The Stained Window

Uma Jayaraman,  National University of Singapore, Singapore

 

The Boy With the Boar's Head Face

Chris Mooney-Singh, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

First Date

Moving House

What My Net Dragged To The Surface

Chen Cuifen, Singapore

 

A Celebration

Bindi

A Conversation

Priyanka Srivastava, Singapore

 

Sekala Niskala at the Tanjung Sari

Peter Morgan, Singapore 

 

Plastic Water Bottles

Trip Advisor

Darryl Whetter,  LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

  

Pointing at the Moon 

Sonnet for Ah Gong

There are No Magpies

Valerie Ang, Singapore 

 

Water, City, Sky

Kirpal Singh, Singapore

 

Naturalism

Tay Kai Xin Ranice, Singapore

 

Chain Reaction 

Olivier Castaignède, Singapore 

 

 

GENERAL SECTION

Articles

Literature and Postcolonial Capitalism in Contemporary Vietnam: Indian Characters in Hồ Anh Thái’s Writings

Chi P. Pham, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hà Nội, Vietnam & University of Hamburg, Germany

  

Poetry

A Barber's Tale

John Thieme, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

 

Home is a Three Syllable Word

Anitha Devi Pillai, National Institute of Education, Singapore

 

Siam: Four Poems

John Charles Ryan, University of New England, Armidale, Australia

 

Advice for a friend on his first visit to Macau

Prabhu Guptara, United Kingdom

 

Book Reviews

John Thieme, Paco's Atlas and Other Poems

Marta Dvořák, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France

 

K. Kesavapany with Anitha Devi Pillai, From Estate to Embassy: Memories of an Ambassador

Asad Latif, Singapore

  

Guido Mazzoni, Theory of the Novel 

Nicholas O. Pagan, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Tash Aw,  We, the Survivors

Andrew Hock Soon Ng, Monash University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

 

Sharifah Aishah Osman and Tutu Dutta (eds), Principal Girl: Feminist Tales from Asia

Alicia Izharuddin, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University, USA 

 

Notes on Contributors 

Published: 2019-07-22

Editorial: “Openness”

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel

i-iii

Introduction: The Silk Road of Ideas

Chris Mooney-Singh, Scott Grant

1-10

Balagtasan Beyond Balagtas: Debate Poetry, a Filipino Tradition

Victor Emmanuel Carmelo D. Nadera Jr, Chris Mooney-Singh

26-44

The Stained Window

Uma Jayaraman

94-101

Water, City, Sky

Kirpal Singh

121

Naturalism

Tay Kai Xin Ranice

122-125

Chain Reaction

Olivier Castaignède

126-137

A Barber’s Tale

John Thieme

156-159

Home is a Three Syllable Word

Anitha Devi Pillai

160-161

Siam: Four Poems

John Charles Ryan

162-165

Tash Aw, We, the Survivors

Andrew Hock Soon Ng

177-179

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

Southeast Asian Review Of English

182-190