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Golbal Malay Writing

The Sun, (2008) Golbal Malay Writing. (3 January 2008), (Call Number: UNSPECIFIED)

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Lim Swee Tin is one of only a few non-Malays who wax lyrical in Malay, evemn writing books in the language of Chinese-Thai parentage. He has been writing for 37 years and has won more than 20 awards, including the sea write award fron Thailand and the Perdana Literary Award. The prolific wariter has produced 18 books of poems have been transled into English, Russian and Korean. Lim, 55, has been invited to recite his poems in Thailand, Taiwan dan Britian. A literature lecturer at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He also sit on the National Language Ministrie. Lim laments to Bissme S. about the dearth of good literary works in Malay and how Malaysians do not read. Nevertheless, he dreams of seeing a Malaysian win the novel proze for literature.

Item Type: Newspaper
Depositing User: Muhd Yahya Ulmi
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2011 12:26
Last Modified: 27 May 2013 14:56
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/1651

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