Introduction: Literary and Cultural Intersections

Shalini Nadaswaran, Carol Leon, Nicholas Osborne Pagan


Visions of the Not-Yet: Literature and Postcolonial Utopia

Bill Ashcroft

University of New South Wales, Australia


Portrayals of the "Common" Poor as [Un]common Wealth in the Sri Lankan Novel of Expatriation

Walter Perera

University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka


The Ordeal of the Alien: The Case of a Sudanese "Lost Boy" in America

Loes Nas

University of the Western Cape, South Africa


The Flow of Garbage: From Laurence to Phong

Nicholas Osborne Pagan

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia


Journeying into the "Dark Country": Exploring Wong Phui Nam's and K.S. Maniam's Fictive Worlds of Redemption and Despair

Leonard Jeyam

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia 


Letitia E. Landon and Isabella Bird: Female Perspectives of Asia in the Victorian Text

Sharifah Aishah Osman

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia


"De-Mockery-cy" and the Discourse of Human Rights in Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Wizard of the Crow

Mustapha Bala Ruma

Umaru Musa Yara'dua University, Nigeria


From 1984 to Birch: The Politics of  Cultural and Traditional Arts/Games in the Plays of Kee Thuan Chye 

David Tneh

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia


Food Porn as Visual Narrative: Food Blogging and Identity Construction

Gladys Koh

University of Melbourne, Australia 


Africa or Africanness in Derek Walcott's Omeros

Haleh Zargarzadeh

Urmia University, Iran


Exploring the Concept of Spirituality in Coelho's Brida: The Search for Inner Awareness and  Personal Integration

Foong Soon Seng

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia


Notes on Contributors




Published: 2015-12-12