Bibliography of Secondary Materials: Culture and Change: The Rise of the Sinapore Short Story in English

Mary Loh, MA (National University of Singapore)

[See selected bibliography of primary materials.]

Dissertations and Papers

MINJOOT, Veronica. "The Singapore Short Story: A Thematic Study." unpublished B.A. Thesis, Singapore: National University of Singapore, 1984.

Tan, Nalla & Chandran. Proceedings of the Seminar On Developing Creative Writing in Singapore. Nair (Eds). Singapore: Woodrose Publications, 1977.

Published Articles

KOH Buck Song. "Growth Triangle" in Straits Times Life! Section, 15 December 1990.

______________ "Twisted Ends - A Review of Mistress & Other Creative Takeoffs" in Straits Times Life! Section, 15 December 1990.

______________ "Junk Food for Thought" in Commentary, Straits Times Life! Section, 18 October 1990.

______________ "Book Bang" in Straits Times. Life! Section, 24 January 1992.

______________ "Singapore Literature - Taking Stock" in Arts on Campus Vol.1 Issue 4, March 1992

OOI, Suzanne. "A Teenager In Her Own Write: Budding Writer Claire Tham Pens about Youth's conflicts with Society and Authority" in Straits Times, Life! Section, 29 December 1985.

YEO, Robert "The Singapore Short Story" in Tenggara 29, March 1990

YONG Pow Ang. "Local Writers Can't Find Real' Characters, Says Prof Edwin Thumboo" in The Singapore Monitor 17 January 1983

Critical Theory of Short Stories

BONHEIM, Helmut. The Narrative Mode: Techniques of the Short Story. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1982.

GASTY, Alan. The Shape of Fiction: Stories for Comparison. Massachusetts: D.C. Heath & Co., 1967.

CURRENTGARCIA, What is A Short Story? Eugene & Walton R Illinois: Scott Foresman & Co., 1961 Patrick

EVANS, Oliver & The World of the Short Story: Archetypes In Action. Harry Finestone. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1971.

LOHAFER, Susan. Coming To Terms with The Short Story. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.

LOHAFER, Susan & Short Story Theory At A Crossroads. Jo Ellyn Carey. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

O'CONNOR, Frank. The Lonely Voice: A Study of The Short Story. London: MacMillan & Co. Ltd., 1963.

SHAW, Valerie. The Short Story: A Critical Introduction. New York: Longman Group Ltd., 1983.

General Articles

BAN Kah Choon "Review of Creative Writing in Singapore" in Commentary Singapore New Issue, Vol.3 No.3, March 197'9.

LIM, Shirley. "The English Language Writer" in Management of Success: The Moulding of Modern Singapore. Edited by Kernial Singh Sandhu and Paul Wheatley. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1989.

[See selected bibliography of primary materials.]

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