By Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo
This publication addresses problems with area, historicity, structure and textuality through targeting Singapore's singular place within the area and as an international urban. The articles think about how quite a few reports of Singapore, either from inside and from open air, support to complicate current assumptions approximately international urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural idea whereas generating demanding new principles from various disciplines taken with how area, historicity, structure and textuality tell each other.
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But not with the stories in my head. 41 And yet in both Mee Pok Man and 12 Storeys Khoo shows characters who are curiously as displaced from Singaporean society as they are impossible to place outside of it. In Mee Pok Man necrophilic acts take place in a one-room ﬂat with frames showing a typical HDB landscape. In 12 Storeys a young man jumps off his block of ﬂats and his ghost follows an obese woman, a resident in the same block, silently around. The ﬁlms seek to provide an alternative perspective of Singapore, alternative to that found in the ofﬁcial discourse of Singapore’s success story.
Moving. Buying. Eating. Talking. 38 The majority is made up of neglected minorities, it would seem judging from the ﬁlmic, poetic, and ﬁctional narratives mentioned earlier on; another common feature is a recurrent focus on dysfunctional families in estates and heartlanders (residents, mainly Singaporeans, of HDB ﬂats) who are marginalized in one way or another. Adolescence, an in-between phase, is also a key motif. Several of the narratives – Heartland, Gone Case, Eating Air, “Cubicle” and “Umbrella”, two of the short stories in Corridor – follow the coming of age of main characters.
Tan and T. Morgany, A Guide to Growing the Native Plants of Singapore (Singapore: Singapore Science Centre, 2001), 16. 6 percent is the exact ﬁgure for the extinct native plants. 6 percent are common. Leong Liew Geok, “Trees are only Temporary”, in No Other City: The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry (Singapore: Ethos Books, 2000), ed. by Alvin Pang and Aaron Lee, 60. “Trees are only Temporary”, 60. “Introduction”, in No Other City: The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry, 23. , 22. , 23. Topo Omoniyi, “Island in Verse: Constructing Identity from Singaporean Poetry”, in Interlogue: Studies in Singaporean Literature (Singapore: Ethos Books, 1999), vol 2, ed.
Beyond description: Singapore space historicity by Ryan Bishop, John Phillips, Wei-Wei Yeo