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Southeast Asian writers

Author: David Smyth
Publisher: Detroit : Gale, 2009.
Series: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 348.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume includes writers from Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Brunei, East Timor, and Laos. The focus is on novelists and short-story writers who convey a sense of the development of fiction in the region. This volume offers a broader and more detailed introduction to the lives and works of writers of Southeast Asia; should be a valuable resource to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Smyth
ISBN: 9780787681661 0787681660
OCLC Number: 261177199
Notes: "A Bruccoli Clark Layman book."
Description: xxiii, 430 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
M.C. Akatdamkoeng Raphiphat (1905-1932) / Rachel Harrison --
Gopal Baratham (1935-2002) / Wai-chew Sim --
Lualhati Bautista (1946- ) / Ed Maranan --
Bunthanong Somsaiphon (1953- ) / Peter Koret --
Luís Cardoso (1958- ) / Edward Smyth --
Chart Korbjitti (1954- ) / Martin R. Clutterbuck --
Danarto (1940- ) / Harry Aveling --
Nh. Dini (1936- ) / Pamela Allen --
Dokmai Sot (1905-1963) / Susan F. Kepner --
Duong Thu Huong (1947- ) / Nina McPherson --
Lloyd Fernando (1926-2008) / Mohammad A. Quayum --
Goh Poh Seng (1936- ) / Philip Holden --
N.V.M. Gonzalez (1915-1999) / Gémino H. Abad --
Amado V. Hernandez (1903-1970) / Alice G. Guillermo --
Ho Anh Thai (1960- ) / Wayne Karlin --
Idrus (1921-1979) / David T. Hill --
Stevan Javellana (1918-1977) / Armando Malay Jr. --
Philip Jeyaretnam (1964- ) / Nicky Garsten --
Nick Joaquin (1917-2004) / Gémino H. Abad --
F. Sionil José (1924- ) / Isagani R. Cruz --
Keris Mas (1922-1992) / Harry Aveling --
Khamsing Srinawk (1930- ) / Martin Platt --
Khin Hnin Yu (1925-2003) / Ludu Sein Win --
M.R. Khukrit Pramoj (1911-1995) / David Smyth --
Ko' Surangkhanang (1911-1999) / David Smyth --
Kong Boun Chhoeun (1939- ) / Klairung Amratisha --
U Lat (1866-1921) / Anna Allott --
Le Minh Khue (1949- ) / Wayne Karlin --
Catherine Lim (1942- ) / Peter Wicks --
Shirley Geok-lin Lim (1944- ) / Mohammad A. Quayum --
Suchen Christine Lim (1948- ) / Tamara S. Wagner --
Mochtar Lubis (1922-2004) / David T. Hill --
Gya-ne-gyaw Ma Ma Lay (1917-1982) / Anna Allott --
Ma Sanda (1947- ) / Ludu Sein Win --
K.S. Maniam (1942- ) / Peter Wicks --
P. Monin (1883-1940) / Anna Allott --
Muslim Burmat (1943- ) / C.H. Gallop --
Mya Than Tint (1929-1998) / Ludu Sein Win --
Nguyen Huy Thiep (1950- ) / Dana Healy --
Nguyen Minh Chau (1930-1989) / Dana Healy --
M.R. Nimitmongkol Navarat (1908-1948) / David Smyth --
Nou Hach (1916-1975?) / Klairung Amratisha --
Armijn Pane (1908-1970) / Keith Foulcher --
Pham Thi Hoai (1960- ) / Dana Healy --
Putu Wijaya (1944- ) / Paul Tickell --
Rim Kin (1911-1959) / Klairung Amratisha --
José Rizal (1861-1896) / Raquel A.G. Reyes --
Bienvenido N. Santos (1911-1996) / Gémino H. Abad --
Lope K. Santos (1879-1963) / Alice G. Guillermo --
Sein Tin (1899-1942) / Anna Allott --
Seni Saowaphong (1918- ) / Mineko Yoshioka --
Seno Gumira Ajidarma (1958- ) / Harry Aveling --
Shahnon Ahmad (1933- ) / Harry Aveling --
Siburapha (1905-1974) / David Smyth --
Sidaoru'ang (1943- ) / Rachel Harrison --
Suchart Sawatsi (1945- ) / David Smyth --
Hwee Hwee Tan (1974- ) / Nicky Garsten --
Simon S.C. Tay (1961- ) / Eddie Tay --
Claire Tham (1967- ) / Matilda Gabrielpillai --
Thein Pe Myint (1914-1978) / Maung Tha Noe --
Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006) / Max Lane --
Linda Ty-Casper (1931- ) / Ed Maranan.
Series Title: Dictionary of literary biography, v. 348.
Responsibility: edited by David Smyth.

Abstract:

This volume includes writers from Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Brunei, East Timor, and Laos. The focus is on novelists and short-story writers who convey a sense of the development of fiction in the region. This volume offers a broader and more detailed introduction to the lives and works of writers of Southeast Asia; should be a valuable resource to those teaching and studying the literature and history.

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