Read till it shatters nationalism and identity in modern Thai literature

"This book introduces readers to modern Thai literature through the themes of modernity, nationalism, identity and gender. In the cultural, political and social transformations that occurred in Thailand during the first half of the twentieth century, Thai literature was one of the vehicles that...

Full description

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Thak Chaloemtiarana
Format: eBook
Published: Acton, A.C.T. Australian National University Press 2018, 2018
Series:Asian studies series monograph
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Foreword; Author's introduction; 1. The first Thai novels and the Thai literary canon; 2. Racing and the construction of Thai nationalism; 3. Adventures of a dangerous Thai woman: Huang rak haew luk (1949); 4. A civilized woman: M.L. Boonlua Debhayasuwan; 5. Are we them? The Chinese in 20th-century Thai literature and history; 6. Reading lowbrow autobiographies: The rich, the gorgeous and the comical; Previously published works; Index
  • Includes bibliographical references