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chloweep | 1 comments Title: Memorandum: A Sinophone Singaporean Short Story Reader
Author(s) name(s): Quah Sy Ren, Hee Wai Siam (editors)
ISBN: 978-981-14-1861-7
Publisher: Ethos Books
Publication date: 2020
Format: Paperback (148mm x 210mm)
Page count: 476
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Description: Featuring new translations of previously untranslated Chinese short stories, Memorandum maps out seven decades of Sinophone Singaporean Literature. From bargirls to student activists, from trishaw men to tea merchants, this collection provides a glimpse into a world that has been previously invisible to Anglophone readers. Paired with critical essays, these stories showcase the richness and diversity of Singapore’s Chinese community, but also its inherent interconnectedness with other cultures within Singapore.

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