TABLE OF CONTENTS


Editorial:  "Sites of Possibility"

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel

 

SPECIAL ISSUE ON ASIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, FILM, AND ANIMATION

GUEST EDITOR: BERNARD WILSON

Introduction: The Particular and the Universal

Bernard Wilson

University of the Sacred Heart, Japan


Articles

Agency, Adaptation, and Audience: Re-visioning the Legend of Mahsuri in Selected Contemporary Malaysian Young Adult Fiction

Sharifah Aishah Osman

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

Representing Gender in Chinese Children’s Literature (1920-2010)

Lijun Bi 

Monash University, Australia 

Xiangshu Fang

Deakin University, Australia 

 

"Let them see your face, my child, and thus know the meaning of all things": Unity, the Child, and the Natural World in Rabindranath Tagore’s The Crescent Moon

Alicia Alves

Queen's University, Canada  

 

Teen Victimisation, Survival, and the Formation of Identity in Paro Anand’s The Other: Stories of Difference

Venkatesh Puttaiah

University of Mysore, India

 

Mapping Contemporary South Asian Children’s Fiction: Contentions and Contestations in Mitali Perkins’ You Bring the Distant Near and Sowmya Rajendran’s The Lesson

Abishek Ghosal

University of Burdwan, India

 

"Herstory" in Twenty-First Century Indian English Children’s Literature: Subverting Gender Binaries in Mayil Will Not Be Quiet! and Queen of Ice

Anurima Chanda

Ashoka University, India

 

"Casualties of War": The Japanese Occupation of Korea and Its Impact on Mothers and Daughters in Yoko Kawashima Watkins’ So Far from the Bamboo Grove and Sook Nyul Choi’s Year of Impossible Goodbyes

Gabrielle Atwood Halko

West Chester University, USA

 

The Highlighted Life: The Humanistic Orientation of War Narration in Chinese Children’s Films of the New Period

Fengxia Tan

Nanjing Normal University, China

Lu Li

Foshan University, China

 

The Case of "Missing Parent(s)": Children’s Literature in Indian Writing in English

Raj Gaurav Verma

University of Lucknow, India

 

"A Girl Worth Fighting For" : Transculturation, Remediation, and Cultural Authenticity in Adaptations of the "Ballad of Mulan"

Joseph V. Giunta

Independent Scholar, USA

 

"Rude Tribes and Wild Frontiers": Treatment of Ethnicity in Chinese Children’s Literature

Xiangshu Fang

Deakin University, Australia 

Lijun Bi 

Monash University, Australia 

 

A Theoretical Conception of the Value System of Criticism in Chinese Children’s Literature

Lifang Li

Lanzhou University, China

 

Exploring the Trajectories of Myth, Truth, and Childhood in Mahasweta Devi’s The Armenian Champa Tree

Jabeen Fatima

Independent Scholar,  India

 

Interviews

An Interview with Emila Yusof

Su Mei Kok 

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

Book Reviews

 

Hans Volker Wolf, Looi Wan Ling, Stefanie Pillai, and Adriana Phillip, The Mousedeer and the Crocodiles

Amin Amirdabbaghian and Hans V. Wolf

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

GENERAL SECTION

Articles

 

Decolonizing the Malaysian Mind: Celebrating the Pioneering Achievement of Lloyd Fernando's Cultural Politics

Shirley Geok-lin Lim

University of California-Santa Barbara, USA

 

Travel, Coal, and Empire: Delineations of Formosa in Nineteenth-Century English Travelers' Coal Texts

Li-Ru Lu

National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

 

Obituary

Alas, Sir Vidia: V.S. Naipaul, 1932-2018 

John Thieme

University of East Anglia, UK

 

Poetry & Fiction

 

At Chairil's Grave

Leonard Jeyam

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia 

 

The Leg

Anthony Cummins

Perdana University-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Malaysia

 

Medusa Love

Saba Mahmood Bashir

Jamia Millia Islamia University, India 

 

Leave of the Mind

Two Heartbeats Away 

K.S. Maniam

 

Book Reviews

 

M. Shanmughalingam, Marriage and Mutton Curry

Susan Philip

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

Elizabeth Jackson,  Muslim Indian Women Writing in English: Class Privilege, Gender Disadvantage, Minority Status

Indrani Karmakar

University of York, UK

 

Notes on Contributors

 

 

 

 

 

(Image Credit: https://www.demilked.com/asia-travel-photography-weerapong-chaipuck/)

Published: 2018-12-16

Editorial: “Sites of Possibility”

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel

i-iii

At Chairil’s Grave

Leonard Jeyam

274-277

The Leg

Anthony Cummins

278-282

Medusa Love

Saba Mahmood Bashir

283-284

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

SOUTHEAST ASIAN REVIEW OF ENGLISH

301-308