Errata Concerning the article: Starrs, Bruno D. 2016. Self-censorship in Bruneian Literature and Journalism. Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises (AJILE) 2 (1): 1-8. The passage below (pp. 3-4), extracted from Starrs’ article, contains several errors—both factual and misleading: "Un-redacted, fortunately, is t
Utopia, Sexuality and Economy: A Reading of Sam Riviere’s 81 Austerities Arul Benito Gerard A., Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad In this article, I argue that Sam Riviere’s 81 Austerities (2012) redefines contemporary understanding of sexuality and economy. From understanding sexuality in terms of discontent with the established economic order to the concepti
Representation of the Female Perspective in The Penelopiad Özge Özkan Gürcü, Ege University, Turkey The Odyssey written by Homer, an epic poem that has gained worldwide popularity since it was written centuries ago, portrays the adventures of Odysseus till he returns home to Ithaca after the Trojan War. The epic favours the male perspective, thereby highlighti
Self-Censorship in Bruneian Literature and Journalism Dr D. Bruno Starrs, Queensland University of Technology, Australia Abstract Brunei’s government is very active in censoring non-Islamic cultural artefacts, including English language literature. This paper examines two Bruneian novels, H. K. Lim’s Written in Black and Amir Falique’s The Forlorn Journey,
Things Fall Apart and Purple Hibiscus: A Case of Organic Inter-textuality Athira Mohan, Guest Lecturer, BCM College, Kottayam The two celebrated works in African literature, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe and Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie are separated by the forces and friction of half a century. But the two works bear some inexplicable links, certain common eb
Food as a Mnemonic Discourse: A Culinary Analysis of Nikki Giovanni’s Symphony of the Sphinx and Naomi Shihab Nye’s Arabic Coffee Krishna Sukumaran K., Guest Faculty, Dept. of English, Christ College, Irinjalakuda Abstract Food is a complex phenomenon with numerous levels of semantic implications.