Archive for the 'Books' Category

The Leeter Tunku

June 9, 2019

Written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Translated into Singlish by Gwee Li Sui

Published by Edition Tintenfaß, 2019

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How to Fall in Love with Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party”

February 28, 2019

The following video records my public lecture on Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party” given on 28 February 2019. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem”

January 24, 2019

The following video records my public lecture on Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem” given on 24 January 2019. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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The Fires of Elangovan

December 23, 2018

Elangovan, Alamak! 1The following is my foreword to Elangovan’s latest collection of plays, Alamak! (Zero Degree Publishing, 2018), pp. 9-14.

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How to Fall in Love with Edwin Thumboo’s “Ulysses by the Merlion”

December 14, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Edwin Thumboo’s “Ulysses by the Merlion” given on 14 December 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy”

December 7, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy” given on 7 December 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Emily Dickinson’s “‘Hope’ is the Thing with Feathers”

November 30, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Emily Dickinson’s “‘Hope’ is the Thing with Feathers” given on 30 November 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land

November 23, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land given on 23 November 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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On Book Prizes

November 9, 2018

This essay appeared in Singapore Literature Prize: Celebrating Our Writers 1992-2018 (2018), pp. 6-7. The book was published on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Singapore Book Council.

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Gweek on ScholarBank@NUS!

October 12, 2018

In celebration of International Open Access Week 2018, the National University of Singapore Library digitalised and made freely available the research theses of 10 Singaporean personalities from the last 50 years. My master’s thesis Broch, Culture and the Death of The Death of Virgil (1997) is among the featured theses, with my new commentary. Check these out here: Delve into the Minds of Local Luminaries

Old Heroes Solve Mystery

September 15, 2018

Written and drawn by Gwee Li Sui

Published with the support of Lien Foundation and Ngee Ann Polytechnic, 2018

1 - Front Cover (without Free)

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How to Fall in Love with Adrian Tan’s The Teenage Textbook

July 27, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Adrian Tan’s The Teenage Textbook, given on 27 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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Haiku to Hong Huifang and Pan Lingling

July 24, 2018

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How to Fall in Love with Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

July 20, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, given on 20 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Douglas Adams’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

July 6, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Douglas Adams’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, given on 6 July 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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How to Fall in Love with Voltaire’s Candide

June 29, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Voltaire’s Candide, given on 29 June 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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Gweek Discusses 1984 on Air!

April 3, 2018

Gwee Li Sui was on Read with Michelle Martin on Money FM 89.3 to discuss George Orwell’s 1984 on 3 April 2018. This was in anticipation of his book club session and lecture on the novel for the Singapore International Festival of Arts.

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Valentine’s Day Haiku

February 15, 2018

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Haiku for Pearl Bank Apartments

February 15, 2018

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How to Fall in Love with Rex Shelley’s The Shrimp People

February 9, 2018

The following video records my public lecture on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, given on 26 January 2018. This lecture is part of the National Library Singapore’s How to Fall in Love with Classics series.

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