1984 Here and Now

Title1984 Here and Now
Year for Search1987
AuthorsKee, Thuan Chye (b. 1954)
Date Published1987
PublisherK. Das Ink
Place PublishedPetaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
KeywordsMalaysian author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia. Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four adapted to contemporary Malaysia.

Info Notes

Book includes the play (1-89), “Call a Spade a Spade: ‘Self-censorship one the greatest diseases’ ” (i-ii) by the author, “Big Brother Lives: Introduction” by Kit Leee (iii-xxi), reviews (93-148), and a “A Long-Distance Postscript” (149-56). First performed by the Five Arts Centre at Universiti Mayalya Experimental Theatre from 12-16 July 1985.

Author Note

Malaysian author (b. 1954)

Full Text

1987 Kee, Thuan Chye (b. 1954). 1984 Here and Now. Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia: K. Das Ink. The book includes the play (1-89), “Call a Spade a Spade: ‘Self-censorship one the greatest diseases’” by the author (i-ii), “Big Brother Lives: Introduction” by Kit Leee (iii-xxi), reviews (93-148), and a “A Long-Distance Postscript” (149-56). Rev. in Postcolonial Plays: An Anthology. Ed. Helen Gilbert (London: Routledge, 2011), 254-72, with an editor’s “Introduction” (250-53). First performed by the Five Arts Centre at Universiti Mayalya Experimental Theatre from 12-16 July 1985.

Dystopia. Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four adapted to contemporary Malaysia.