TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Editorial:  "Light"

Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

Articles 

"Unspoken Affection": Articulating Friendship in Gladys Ng's The Pursuit of a Happy Human Life

Carissa Foo, Yale-NUS College, Singapore

 

"Only Strange Flowers Have Come to Bloom": Identity Crisis in Northeast India through the Poetry of Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Neeraj SankhyanDr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, India
Suman Sigroha Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, India

 

Evolution of a Borrowed Genre in Malay Literature (1922-1941): The Case of Crime Fiction in Malaysia

Evgeniya S. Kukushkina,  Moscow State University, Russia 

 

Colonial Medicine and Cholera: Historicizing Victorian Medical Debates in J.G. Farrell's The Siege of Krishnapur 

Prashant Maurya and Nagendra KumarIndian Institute of Technology  (IIT) Roorkee, India

 

Interview

Ten Questions for Bernice Chauly

Carol Leon,  Universiti Malaya, Malaysia 

 

Poetry and Fiction

Galera Point

Keith Jardim

 

Fallen

Ngoi Hui Chien

 

Family Tree

Albatross

Esther Xueming Vincent

 

Mak Wok, Spice Mistress

P. Lim Pui Huen

 

Book Reviews

Kenneth Y.K. Chan,  Chrita-Chrita Baba: A Collection of Short Stories in Baba Malay

David H.J. Neo,  Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

 

Anitha Devi Pillai and Puva Arumugam, From Kerala to Singapore: Voices from the Singapore Malayalee Community

Shaila Koshy

 

Gina Apostol, Insurrecto: A Novel and Dominic Sy, A Natural History of Empire: Stories

Christian Benitez, Ateneo de Manila University, the Philippines

 

Ho Sok Fong, Lake Like a Mirror: Stories

Keith Jardim, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

 

Obituary

Salleh Ben Joned (1941-2020)

Malachi Edwin Vethamani, University of Nottingham Malaysia

 

Notes on Contributors 

 

 

 

 

Cover image: Jackie Hinkson, "Swallows Morning", 2015.

We are very grateful to Jackie Hinkson for his permission to reproduce two of his watercolours in this issue. 

Published: 2020-12-18