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Different Voices: The Singaporean/Malaysian Novel
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Different Voices: The Singaporean/Malaysian Novel (Paperback)


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"Different Voices: The Singaporean/Malaysian Novel" focuses on the challenges that face a novelist in the literary representation of a multilingual environment. The early writers used strategies like vernacular transcription and mimetic translation. However, the close readings of twelve selected novels by non-European writers from 1980 to 2001 indicate the increasing use of strategies like lexical borrowings, code mixing, code switching and varieties of Singapore-Malayan English instead. Puthucheary asserts in her book that the methods of language appropriation have a direct connection to how the writer conveys the multilingual nature of the Singapore-Malayan society through the speaking person while developing the central theme of the novel. The book maps out the verbal artistic representation of the speaking person and the correlation between speech and character in a multilingual environment.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPsycholinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesBlack & Asian studies Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Publication Date: 15/01/2010 ISBN-13: 9789812309105  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Rosaly Puthucheary is a retired teacher who earned her doctorate in English Literature from the National University of Singapore in 2006

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