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  1. Zita Law

    Posted Apr 30th 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The Chinese-language author started out writing ghost stories but her passion is New Age romance. She tells David Evans about the pressure on Deep Snow- her pen-name- to keep coming up with the goods. 'I get up at 11am, read the papers and have a lig ...

  2. Poetry emotion

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... literature, when it ran an article calling for independence from Britain. He and several fellow students were arrested following a clash between students and police a few days later. His feelings ... and published his first collection, Rib of Earth, in 1956, as an undergraduate. Thumboo is regarded as a pioneer of English literature in Singapore and is often referred to as the city state's ...

  3. Aliens among us

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... modernisation. What is powerful for literature and for art is when you can work through two or three individual characters to reveal [the trivial aspects of their lives]. 'I wanted to use real ... it to be another piece of journalism. 'I want people to understand the story, but also the form and structure and shaping. I really think literature has stopped developing as an art form. I'm ...

  4. What lies beneath

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... in 1984 and including Gift From the Gods and A Bit of Earth. In Fistful of Colours, the novel that won her the inaugural Singapore Literature Prize in 1992, she again confronted conservative ...

  5. Class conscious

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... and other professionals received wide publicity. Artists and writers were soon the objects of similar treatment for failing to heed Mao's dictum that culture and literature must reflect ...

  6. 24 hours with Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... film and literature, but they are now moving back to China. We went to a former industrial zone just outside Beijing and there were a lot of artists with paintings, sculpture and video ...

  7. Elaine Leung May-yin

    Posted Mar 13th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... them before they come out. There are some things I don't like to read, such as heavy literature. My mother tongue isn't English so I didn't grow up reading English. I was never ...

  8. To the mansion born

    Posted Jan 22nd 2006, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... literature. After a brief encounter with journalism at The Boston Phoenix, where she worked as a reporter, she toyed with the idea of becoming a lawyer. That changed in 1975, when her father asked ...

  9. Taking orders

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... As her father is elderly and she is the sole bread winner for the family, she prefers that staff at the private school where she teaches Chinese literature remain unaware of her decision ...



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