Archipelagic Literature: Beyond a Concentric Conception of Culture (Review)

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Archipelagic Literature : Beyond a Concentric Conception of Culture (Review). / Møller-Olsen, Astrid.

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T1 - Archipelagic Literature

T2 - Beyond a Concentric Conception of Culture (Review)

AU - Møller-Olsen, Astrid

N1 - Reviewed Work(s): Writing the South Seas: Imagining the Nanyang in Chinese and Southeast Asian Postcolonial Literature (by Brian Bernards)

PY - 2017/10/2

Y1 - 2017/10/2

N2 - In his recent study, Brian Bernards analyses the motif of the Nanyang (the South Seas) in postcolonial fiction from Malaysia, Thailand, Borneo, Singapore and Taiwan. Through a focus on the integration, assimilation and confrontation between (descendants of) Chinese settlers and the local populations, Bernards’s analyses reveal the internal heterogeneity of each perceived group.

AB - In his recent study, Brian Bernards analyses the motif of the Nanyang (the South Seas) in postcolonial fiction from Malaysia, Thailand, Borneo, Singapore and Taiwan. Through a focus on the integration, assimilation and confrontation between (descendants of) Chinese settlers and the local populations, Bernards’s analyses reveal the internal heterogeneity of each perceived group.

KW - Chinese literature

KW - sinophone studies

KW - postcolonial literature

KW - translingualism

KW - New Culture movement

M3 - Web publication/Blog post

PB - newbooks.asia

ER -