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by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

Author: Shirley Geok-Lin Lim
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Skoob Books Pub Ltd; UK ed. edition (May 1, 1995)
Pages: 202 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.3
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Writing South East Asia in English : Against the Grain. articulates the cultural dilemma facing post-colonial writers. As a multi-hyphenated poet and scholar (erican) Professor Lim brings fresh insight to the whole concept of cultural studies.

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Li-Young Lee and Shirley Geok-lin Lim came to the United States from Southeast Asian countries that had not only .

Li-Young Lee and Shirley Geok-lin Lim came to the United States from Southeast Asian countries that had not only experienced Western colonial rule but also supported anti-Chinese policies. When Li-Young Lee represents the political repression suffered by his father under Indonesia’s President Sukarno, he draws attention to a world that, transitioning from the throes of Dutch colonialism to the excitement of nationalism and liberation, had nevertheless been hostile toward his family because of race and cultural leanings.

Shirley Geok-lin Lim (born 1944) was born in Malacca Malaysia. Lim is a professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is an American writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism. She has also taught internationally at the National University of Singapore, the National Institute Education of Nanyang Technological University, and was the Chair Professor at the University of Hong Kong where she also taught poetry and creative writing. Writing South/East Asia in English" (1994).

12 Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Writing Southeast/Asia in English: Against the Grain (London .

12 Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Writing Southeast/Asia in English: Against the Grain (London: Skoob Pacifica, 1994), xi–xii. The identity of ‘Shirley Geok-lin Lim’ is changing as she is writing about herself in different geographical locations, and these changes best exemplify her diasporic identity that is at once fluid and creolized.

Distinguished academic Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Writing South East/Asia In English is a major study of post-colonial literature in English . This second anthology focuses on writing in the '90s from Malaysia and Singapore.

Distinguished academic Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Writing South East/Asia In English is a major study of post-colonial literature in English which complements many of the Pacifica titles by exploring the cultural and literary context in which they were written. The flagship of the series, the Skoob Pacifica Anthology, presents selections from many of our featured authors alongside those of more established names such as Toni Morrison, . Naipaul and Vikram Seth. Perspectives on post-colonial literature.

Writing in Asia Series was a series of books of Asian writing published by Heinemann from 1966 to 1996

Writing in Asia Series was a series of books of Asian writing published by Heinemann from 1966 to 1996.

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articulates the cultural dilemma facing post-colonial writers. Based upon Professor Lim's experiences observations and research these ten essays explore themes of nationalism secularization politics cultural pluralism and feminist theory. As a multi-hyphenated poet and scholar (Chinese-Malaysian-American) Professor Lim brings fresh insight to the whole concept of cultural studies. the result is a vivid lucid work which will entertain and enlighten both student and general reader.