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.
501.“Jie Duan” (阶段), Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报) 1 Nov 2011, Xianzai (现在): 2, Print.i<x Lee describes the great changes wrought by time in the area around Circular Road, where he lived for 20 years. He also warns the middle-aged that they may experience regret later in life if they fail to slow down. He draws an analogy between the journey of life and mountain-climbing.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
502.“Juan Chuan Fei Yi Yuan ——Ji Shi Bo Tai Yang Dao Duo Yuan Wen Hua Feng Hui” (巨川非一源——记世博太阳岛多元文化峰会), Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报) 14 Sep 2010, Xianzai (现在): 4, Print.i<x This essay describes how Singapore entrepreneur Chen Feng Kun discovered Tai Yang Dao, an island near Shanghai, and held a multi-cultural literary summit there. Among other international writers, 11 luminaries of the Chinese, English, and Malay literary scene in Singapore were invited, and together, they promoted the diversity of Singapore's culture.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
503.“Shen Bian” (身边), Lianhe Zaobao (联合早报) 20 Sep 2011, Xianzai (现在): 2, Print.i<x In this essay, Lee describes the spaciousness of the environment as well as his surprise at the public amenities and landscape he sees while travelling from the Tampines Expressway. He concludes that one needs an open heart in order to appreciate one's surroundings.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
504.“Gan Qing De Gu Xiang” (感情的故乡), Yu Wei Shi Zhi Ge: Xin Jia Po Shi Ge San Wen Xuan (鱼尾狮之歌: 新加坡诗歌散文选), Ed. Rong Zi (蓉子), Shanghai: 上海文艺出版社, 2010, 191-6, Print.i<x When Liang receives a request to write an article about his days in Catholic High School, it sets off a chain of thoughts. This essay records his thoughts about various issues while also containing snippets of his experiences in the former campus at Queen Street.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
505.“Ma Ma De Di Zhi” (妈妈的地纸), Yu Wei Shi Zhi Ge: Xin Jia Po Shi Ge San Wen Xuan (鱼尾狮之歌: 新加坡诗歌散文选), Ed. Rong Zi (蓉子), Shanghai: 上海文艺出版社, 2010, 190-1, Print.i<x Liang examines the stabilising effect to be found in the permanence of the mother's address in a modern society where Singaporeans constantly change their addresses, emails, contact numbers, and even employment. He also considers if this stabilising effect will remain for the next generation of Singaporeans.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay
506.Yue Yao Yuan, Yue Qing Xi (越遥远, 越清晰), Singapore: Global Publishing (八方文化创作室), 2011, Print.i<x This book collects 64 of Liang's timeless short essays written for the Chinese newspaper, Lianhe Zaobao. Each essay provides the reader with a window into Singapore's culture through his examination of everyday incidents and his incisive observations of human nature.Languages: ChineseDepartments: Chinese StudiesCategories: Essay