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Representation of the Turkic–Turkish Theme in Traditional Malay Literature, with Special Reference to the Works of the Fourteenth to Mid-Seventeenth Centuries

Vladimir Braginsky

in From Anatolia to Aceh: Ottomans, Turks, and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265819
eISBN:
9780191771972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265819.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Turkic–Turkish theme, a significant phenomenon of traditional Malay literature during its entire Islamic period (the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries), still remains a long-neglected subject in ... More


Durians, Diversity, and Independence: The Malaysian Theatre Stages Its Multiethnic Heritage

Catherine Diamond

in Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the theatre scene in Kuala Lumpur reveals the many layers of interaction and exclusion at work in Malaysian society. While English fluency aids the country in global ... More


Introduction: Intimate Strangers—Peripheries in Global Literary Networks

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the parallel literary traditions of the mythic Alexander the Great in the Eurasian archipelagic peripheries of Britain and Southeast Asia, focusing on how Alexander stories were ... More


From Source to Allusion: Alexander in Intercultural Encounters

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the synchronic renewals and the repurposing of Alexander the Great’s image in canonical English and Malay literatures. More specifically, it considers the transmission of the ... More


Hamlet and Arabic Literary Networks

Su Fang Ng

in Alexander the Great from Britain to Southeast Asia: Peripheral Empires in the Global Renaissance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198777687
eISBN:
9780191864803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777687.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the intercultural resonance between William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Arabic literature and thus with Malay literature. Hamlet is memorable for its graveyard scene which features ... More


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