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Reclaiming ADAT

Contemporary Malaysian Film And Literature

by Gaik Cheng Khoo

  • 9 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University of British Columbia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Malaysia,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Asian - General,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Malaysian literature (English),
  • Motion pictures,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080778M
    ISBN 100774811722
    ISBN 109780774811729

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They practised their project of recuperation with an emphasis on sexuality and a return to archaic forms such as magic and traditional healing. Compared to the commercially viable Hindustani and Chinese films, Malay films have quite an isolated existence.

Khoo Gaik Cheng's ReclaimingAdat; Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literaturefills a gap in the study of a lesser known genre. The book informs the reader that the visuals of the select Malay films hold more than what meets the eyes. summary In the early s, the animist and Hindu traces in adat, or Malay custom, became contentious for resurgent Islam in Malaysia.

Reclaiming Adat focuses on the filmmakers, intellectuals, and writers who reclaimed adat to counter the homogenizing aspects of both Islamic discourse and globalization in this by: Reclaiming Adat makes an essential contribution to our knowledge of the complexities embedded in modern Malaysian culture, politics, and identity.

The book will be a useful source for students. Reclaiming Adat focuses on the filmmakers, intellectuals, and writers who reclaimed adat to counter the homogenizing aspects of both Islamic discourse and globalization in this period. They. In Reclaiming Adat, Khoo Gaik Cheng uses close textual readings of Malay literature and film to reveal tensions between gender, modernity and nation within these art forms.

The book weaves a wealth of cultural theory into a rare analysis of Malay cinema and the output of new Malaysian writers working mainly in English, and makes a significant contribution to understanding the complexities.

In the book, those aspects of adat which were "reclaimed" largely dealt with sexuality or forms of the archaic, such as magic or traditional healing. The s established a new breed of, what Khoo terms, `bumigeois' or middle-class Malays, whose writings are the main focus of.

Reclaiming Adat makes an essential contribution to our knowledge of the complexities embedded in modern Malaysian culture, politics, and identity. The book will be a useful source for students interested in postcolonial film and literature, Asian culture, and gender studies, as well as the general reader keen to learn about contemporary Author: Gaik Cheng Khoo.

This book explores race and multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore from a range of different disciplinary perspectives, showing how race and multiculturalism are represented, how multiculturalism works out in practice, and how attitudes towards race and multiculturalism – and multicultural practices – have developed over time.

Reclaiming Adat focuses on the filmmakers, intellectuals, and writers who reclaimed adat to counter the homogenizing aspects of both Islamic discourse and globalization in this period.

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