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Writing a New Society: Social Change through the Novel in Malay

Writing a New Society: Social Change through the Novel in Malay (Hardback)

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Recent social and political upheaval in Malaysia has taken many analysts by surprise, but the stresses and fissures in Malay society have been vividly described in Malay novels since the early 1960s. This exploration of the novel in Malay examines the relationship between social change and literary practice. It traces the emergence of the genre from the 1920s and, drawing on 26 of Malaysia's best-known novels, argues that the form was developed as a vehicle for transforming Malay ideas about themselves and their society.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural Studies Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press Publication Date: 31/01/1995 ISBN-13: 9780824823047  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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