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.
401.“Zai Tan Wai Lai Ren Cai” [再谈外来人才], Lianhe Zaobao [联合早报], 2 Nov 2000, Xianzai [现在]: 2, Print.i<x This essay is written in response to a reader's comment on "外来人才". Ong clarifies a misunderstanding on the part of the reader, and reiterates his concerns about Singaporeans' lack of confidence in local talent. Finally, Ong hopes that local talent will be nurtured as well.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
402.“Zhang Junmai” [张君劢], Lianhe Zaobao [联合早报], 14 Sep 2000, Xianzai [现在]: 2, Print.i<x A prominent scholar in the development of neo-Confucianism, Zhang Junmai was invited in 1965 by then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew to be political advisor, an ancedote recounted in “Bound Feet and Western Dress: A Memoir.” Yet today, the man and his works remain largely unknown to Singaporeans despite his ties with the country.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
403.“Ran Xue De Li Shi” [染血的历史], Lianhe Zaobao [联合早报], 6 Mar 2012, Xianzai [现在]: 2, Print.i<x When a chance reading of an art book depicting the atrocities committed by the Japanese in Singapore during World War II leads to a series of meet-ups with a Japanese researcher, Lee reflects on the trauma experienced by that generation of Singaporeans, as well as the importance of forgiving while not forgetting the past.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
404.“Tong Chu Yi Kou” [同出一口], Lianhe Zaobao [联合早报], 30 June 2007, Xianzai [现在]: 2, Print.i<x Ho recounts two incidents of behavioral dissonance and the mild hypocrisy among intellectuals where what was said did not necessarily equate to what was being done. These incidents bring out the issue of language as a marker of social status in two ways: one involving the appropriate usage of dialect and the other involving the use of Singlish as an accepted form of English.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
405.“Shang Feng” [伤风], Xin Jia Po Dang Dai Hua Wen Wen Xue Zuo Pin Xuan: Shi Ge Juan [新加坡当代华文文学作品选：诗歌卷], Eds. Lie Pu et al, Singapore: The Youth Book Co., 2010, 136, Print.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Poetry