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New Friend: A Sinophone Perspective on the First Locally Produced Film in Singapore and Malaya

Wai-Siam Hee

in Remapping the Sinophone: The Cultural Production of Chinese-Language Cinema in Singapore and Malaya before and during the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528035
eISBN:
9789882204874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528035.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

The first chapter searches for evidence of the production of the first Singaporean and Malayan film NewFriend in old periodicals from the 1920s held in the British Library. This corrects the common ... More


Conclusion: Toward a Minor-Native Epistemology in Transcolonial Borderzones

Eng-Beng Lim

in Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This concluding chapter demonstrates an exemplary case of transcolonial performance by reconstructing Woon Ping's Details Cannot Body Wants, a Peranakan (Straits Chinese) Asian/American solo woman ... More


So That They May Be an Honor to You: The Nyonya Problem and the Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, 1890s–1940s

Karen M. Teoh

in Schooling Diaspora: Women, Education, and the Overseas Chinese in British Malaya and Singapore, 1850s-1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190495619
eISBN:
9780190495640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495619.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the ethno-culturally hybrid Straits Chinese, who intermarried with local Malays for generations in the Straits Settlements of British Malaya and Singapore, and the role of ... More


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