Creative Work Database
Listing of creative work related to Singapore.
Our new Creative Work database is a repository for literary and dramatic works related to Singapore which are written by FASS Faculty and Students, past and present. The contents of this work-in-progress call on the theories and techniques taught and researched at FASS. Some of the creative work links to a sample of the original text. Research is also ongoing and the database will grow as we continue to update it. Items with the symbol “i” indicate that an abstract is available.
To search more effectively, please use the MLA or APA citation style which uses the author’s last name and initials.
201.“Family Colours”, The Colin Cheong Collection, Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2011, 430-2, Print.i<x "Family Colours" is one of the bonus tracks in this collection. This story was first published in The Straits Times Chinese New Year edition in 1992. This short story is about a family's tradition of getting together during the Lunar New Year in Singapore. It portrays the differing ideas shared between different generations about family tradition. Events and memories of this family's reunion and celebration are woven in colours, enticing your senses.Languages: EnglishDepartments: English Language and LiteratureCategories: Novella
202.“Feng” (风), Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报) 12 Jan 2008, Xianzai (现在): 13, Printi<x In this essay, the writer deals with Singaporeans' love-hate relationship with the tropical climate. He notes that in the past, a simple breeze was a good respite to the weather and air-conditioning was a rare luxury. Nowadays, as air-conditioning systems have become ubiquitous, people have grown accustomed to not having to put up with the tropical heat.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay