Daren Shiau (1971-)

Wicks, Peter (2007) Daren Shiau (1971-). The Literary Encyclopedia, 1 Sept. ISSN 1747-678X

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Abstract

The prodigious achievement of the Housing and Development Board in Singapore since independence furnishes the physical environment for Daren Shiau’s literary endeavours. Shiau’s novel, Heartland, was published by SNP Editions Ltd under their Raffles Imprint in 1999, and won a Commendation Award in the Singapore Literature Prizes the same year. Heartland was also voted one of the best reads of the year by The Straits Times newspaper. It was re-published by Ethos Books in 2002. The novel is a prescribed text for O-Level Literature in English in Singapore’s secondary schools for 2008.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Peter Wicks
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Humanities and International Studies
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2008 23:51
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: Daren Shiau, Singaporean literature, Singapore, landscape, identity
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200202 Asian Cultural Studies
20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2005 Literary Studies > 200519 South-East Asian Literature (excl. Indonesian)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3174

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