Gender, Identity and Nation when you look at the Literatures of Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and also the Philippines
Editors: Chin, Grace, Mohd Daud, Kathrina (Eds. )
- Includes multidisciplinary ways to the analysis of sex, identification and country in postcolonial Southeast Asian literatureAdds a Southeast Asian viewpoint into the study of sex, identity and nation in postcolonial Southeast Asian literary works
- Provides updated scholarship on overlooked regional ladies article writers and their works in English
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This number of essays examines exactly exactly how Southeast Asian ladies writers build relationships the grand narratives of nationalism while the nation-state that is modern checking out the representations of sex, identification and country within the postcolonial literatures of Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and also the Philippines. Bringing to light the chosen works of overlooked regional females article writers and providing brand brand new analyses of these created by internationally-known ladies writers and designers, the essays situate local literary developments within historicized geopolitical landscapes to provide incisive analyses and readings on what females together with feminine are imagined, represented, and situated in regards to the Southeast Asian nation. The book, which features both cross-country relative analyses and country-specific investigations, additionally considers the tips associated with country and also the state by investigating associated ideologies, rhetoric, apparatuses, and discourses, while the ways they affect women’s systems, subjectivities, and lived realities both in historic and modern Southeast Asian contexts. By considering exactly how these literary expressions review, competition, or are complicit in nationalist jobs and state-mandated agendas, the collection plays a part in the general regional and relative discourses on sex, identification and country in Southeast Asian studies.
Dr Grace V. S. Chin is a senior lecturer in the English Language and Literature Studies programme at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang.
Formerly, she taught English Literature at Universiti Brunei Darussalam as well as the University of Hong Kong. In 2016, she was granted senior fellowship by the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian & Caribbean Studies (KITLV) in Leiden, holland. Her regions of interest are the literatures of postcolonial Southeast Asia and Asian women’s writings, with concentrate on race and gender in modern communities and diasporas. Her articles have actually showed up in refereed journals for instance the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, World Englishes, Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia therefore the Pacific, and also the Journal of Global Women’s Studies, also in books posted by Springer, John Benjamins and Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Dr Kathrina Mohd Daud happens to be a lecturer into the English Studies programme in the Faculty of Arts and personal Sciences at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, with a joint appointment in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies and also the Institute of Asian Studies. She’s got been A united states State Department Scholar during the University of Louisville, Kentucky (2012), an extensive research other during the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (2013), and a Visiting Fellow at the Southeast Asian Centre in the University of Washington (2014). She works during the intersections of Islam in literary works, popular fiction and Asian literature, with a particular consider Bruneian literature.