Key Concepts in Usman Awang's Short Stories:
Developing a Critical Tradition
Mohamad Mokhtar Hassan
The author discusses the works of one of Malaysia's best known short story writers to determine elements of his activism aimed at brining about change in society. Like many Malay fiction writers, Usman Awang wrote about changes he saw in the society in which he lived, but he was unusual in that he also had a formed view of what his model society would look like. The author focuses Usman Awang's main themes of bangsa (culture), poverty, leadership and death to determine the true nature of Usman Awang's vision. 359 pages with a bibliography and index.
Weight 0.7kg. Post free within Malaysia
Published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 2006.. First edition. ISBN: 9789836287922
Condition: Very Good. Paperback. Although the book is fresh from the publisher's stock, it has a bit of cover wear.