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.

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  • 1.
    A Luxury We Cannot Afford
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Poetry
  • 2.
    “A Dream of China”, The Fiction of Singapore, Vol. 3, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, 599-611, Print.
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Short Story
  • 3.
    “Lost Child” (Hilang Anak), Trans. Noor Aisha bte. Abdul Rahman, The Fiction of Singapore, Vol. 2, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, 45-59, Print.
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    Languages: Malay, English
    Departments: Malay Studies
    Categories: Short Story
  • 4.
    Separation: A History
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Poetry
  • 5.
    “A Malay Romance”, Voices Clear and True: New Singapore Plays Volume 1, Eds. Huzir Sulaiman, L. Lee, and L. Ho, Singapore: Checkpoint Theatre, 2012, 85-98, Print.
    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Play
  • 6.
    “Tragedy of My Third Eye”, The Merlion and the Hibiscus: Contemporary Short Stories from Singapore and Malaysia, Eds. D. Mukherjee, K. Singh and M. A. Quayum, New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2002, 194-207, Print.
    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Short Story
  • 7.
    “I’m Putting On My Mascara Now”, Journeys: Words, Home and Nation: Anthology of Singapore Poetry (1984-1995), Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Trans. C. L. Ho et al., Singapore: UniPress, 1995, 139-40, Print.
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Poetry
  • 8.
    “The Confinement Visit”, From Boys to Men: A Literary Anthology of National Service in Singapore, Eds. B. S. Koh and U. Bhatia, Singapore: Landmark Books, 2002, 163-7, Print.
    Languages: English
    Departments: Philosophy
    Categories: Play
  • 9.
    “Starfruit”, Writing Singapore: An Historical Anthology of Singapore Literature, Eds. P. Holden, S. G. -L. Lim and A. Poon, Singapore: NUS Press: National Arts Council Singapore, 2009, 524, Print.
    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Poetry, Theatre Studies
  • 10.
    “Women Do National Service Too”, From Boys to Men: A Literary Anthology of National Service in Singapore, Eds. B. S. Koh and Umej Bhatia, Singapore: Landmark Books, 2002, 156-62, Print.
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Short Story
  • 11.
    “The Pagoda’s Fate” [ Ta Yuan 塔缘], Trans. W.W. Yeo, Reflecting on the Merlion: An Anthology of Poems, Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Singapore: National Arts Council, 2009, 44, Print.
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    Languages: Chinese, English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
    Categories: Poetry
  • 12.
    The Poetry of Singapore, Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1985, Print.
    Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
    Departments: Chinese Studies
  • 13.
    “Excerpts from Sejarah Melayu” (Sejarah Melayu), Trans. Noor Aisha bte. Abdul Rahman, The Fiction of Singapore, Vol. 2, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, 52-69, Print.
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    Languages: Malay, English
    Departments: Malay Studies
    Categories: Short Story
  • 14.
    “The Development of Malay Fiction in Singapore” (Perkembangan Cereka Melayu Di Singapura), Trans. Noor Aisha Bte. Abdul Rahman, The Fiction of Singapore, Vol. 2, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, 1-51, Print.
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    Languages: Malay, English
    Departments: Malay Studies
    Categories: Short Story
  • 15.
    The Fiction of Singapore, 3 Vols, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, Print.
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    Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
    Departments: Chinese Studies
  • 16.
    The Fiction of Singapore, 3 Vols., Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, Print.
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    Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
    Departments: Chinese Studies
  • 17.
    “Tapioca” (Ubi Kayu), Trans. Noor Aisha bte. Abdul Rahman, The Fiction of Singapore, Vol. 2, Eds. E. Thumboo, et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1990, 130-41, Print.
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    Languages: Malay, English
    Departments: Malay Studies
    Categories: Short Story
  • 18.
    “A Trip Back to Nanyuan” [Chong Guo Nan Yuan 重过南园], Selected Poems of Pan Shou: With Translations in Modern Chinese and English by Ho Chee Lick [Pan Shou Shi Xuan 潘受诗选], Eds. Y.W. Wong, W.K. Leong and C.S. Toh, Singapore: National Arts Council [国家艺术理事会], 联合早报, 2000, 83, Print.
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    Languages: Classical Chinese, English
    Departments: Chinese Studies
    Categories: Poetry
  • 19.
    Writing Singapore: An Historical Anthology of Singapore Literature, Eds. P. Holden, S. G. -L. Lim and A. Poon, Singapore: NUS Press: National Arts Council Singapore, 2009, Print.
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    Languages: English
    Departments: English Language and Literature
  • 20.
    The Poetry of Singapore, Eds. E. Thumboo et al., Singapore: Published under the Sponsorship of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information, 1985, Print.
    Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
    Departments: English Language and Literature
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