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Written Country

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WRITTEN COUNTRY
edited by Gwee Li Sui
published by National Arts Council

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Written Country: The History of Singapore Through Literature intriguingly reconstructs the history of modern Singapore through ­fifty defining moments from the Fall of Singapore to the passing of Lee Kuan Yew. The works of Singapore’s best novelists, poets and playwrights anthologised in this telling include:

Introduction of CPF by Gopal Baratham
First Merdeka Talks by Hedwig Anuar
Women’s Charter by Lee Tzu Pheng
Operation Coldstore by Said Zahari
Pulau Senang Mutiny by Dave Chua
National Theatre by Boey Kim Cheng
Singapore in Malaysia by Rosaly Puthucheary
Creation of the Merlion by Stella Kon
Prophet Muhd’s Birthday Riot by Robert Yeo
Independence of Singapore by Edwin Thumboo
Toa Payoh New Town by Koh Buck Song
Family Planning Campaign by Felix Cheong
National Campaigns by Catherine Lim
Social Development Unit by Michael Chiang
Hotel New World Collapse by Haresh Sharma

- paperback: 355 pages
- product dimensions: 129 x 191 x 24 mm

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