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.
361.“The Legend of the Worm-eater from Singapore”, If You Too Could Do Voodoo, Who Would You Do Voodoo To?, Singapore: Time Books International, 1995 [i.e. 1994], 13-27, Print.i<x During a visit to a worm farm in Australia, Clint is repeatedly challenged to eat worms by his friend. He rises to each of these challenges and, thereafter, develops a taste for these creatures. So enamoured is he with them that he ventures into the worm business, succeeding in creating a tourist attraction, if not a culinary delight. This makes millionaires of the two men.Languages: EnglishDepartments: English Language and LiteratureCategories: Short Story
362.“Jia Zu Shi Jian Nang” [家族时间囊], Huang Se Yu Yi [黄色雨衣], Singapore: Firstfruits publications, 2006, 20-33, Print.i<x Tan spent his childhood in the Queenstown estate, where his family's joss stick shop was. Now 30, he revisits the area, recollecting experiences he had at various shops and places - many of which are long gone. He compares this personal history to a time capsule and laments its loss due to the great changes to the estate.Languages: ChineseDepartments: English Language and LiteratureCategories: Essay
363.One: The Anthology, Ed. R. C. C. Yeo, Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2012, Print.i<x One attempts to anthologise the Singaporean Short Story and features twenty-one stories from leading local authors. Selecting the best from each according to Robert Yeo, at its heart, it is not intended to be representative of the author’s oeuvre. The book shows the developing canon in the Singaporean short story scene.Languages: EnglishDepartments: English Language and LiteratureCategories: Short Story