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Contentious Faiths: Questioning Confucianism and Christianity in the Fiction of Shirley Lim

Andrew Hock Soon Ng

in Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083213
eISBN:
9789882209831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083213.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers the shared ideologies embedded in Confucianism and Christianity, and how they are played out in the lives of the middle-class Straits Chinese characters that people the fiction ... More


Sadie and Allison in the Apocalypse: Zombies and Gender

Tim Lanzendörfer

in Books of the Dead: Reading the Zombie in Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819062
eISBN:
9781496819109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819062.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the argument that zombie fictions are in a privileged position to discuss progressive visions of gender politics. Following the book’s larger argument that zombies open spaces ... More


Conclusion

Greg Carter

in The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter argues many who espoused the positive position on mixed race were men of privilege. Women, the poor, the laboring, and minorities also constructed similar opinions, but the ... More


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