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.
1.“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.i<x The story begins on 12th May, 1938 which happens to fall on the twelve Rabiulawal, the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. The entire Muslim community in Singapore is celebrating the birthday. The celebration includes a procession, lectures and a feast for children and the poor. It was on this day that a family was looking for a lost seven year old boy. The story then proceeds with details on how the family searched for the boy around Singapore. Details of Singapore's village life, different historical locations and multi-racial and religious heritage are included in the fold of the story.Languages: Malay, EnglishDepartments: Malay StudiesCategories: Short Story
2.“Sacrifices”, The Fiction of Singapore, Singapore: Unipress, 1993, 129-43, Print.Departments: Malay StudiesCategories: Short Story
3.Dendang Temasek : Lagu Melayu Asli Pembina Budaya, Eds. Yusnor Ef and Mohd Rahmad Daud, Singapore: Perkamus, 2005, Print.Languages: MalayDepartments: EconomicsCategories: Music
4.“Yesterday in the Birth Village” (Semalam di Desa), Trans. Sharifah Maznah Syed Omar, Memories and Desires: A Poetic History of Singapore, Ed. R.B.H. Goh, Singapore: Unipress, 1998, 224-5, PrintLanguages: Malay, EnglishDepartments: Malay Studies
5.Perjalanan Mas: Memoir Muhammad Ariff Ahmad, Singapore: Angkatan Sasterawan ’50, 2003, Print.Languages: MalayDepartments: EconomicsCategories: Essay, Memoir