Malchin Testament : Malaysian Poems
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Editor: Malachi Edwin Vethamani
Paperback, 386 pages
Subjects: Poetry, Malaysia
Publisher: Maya Press
'Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems' brings together poems of established and emerging Malaysian poets writing in the English language. It is the first volume of poems to cover a period of six decades of Malaysian poetry in English with works from more than 50 poets. The poems range from the works of the early poets like Ee Tiang Hong, Wong Phui Nam, Muhammad Haji Salleh, to Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, Salleh ben Joned and to recent spoken word poets like Melizarani T. Selva and Jamal Raslan. 'Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems' showcases Malaysian poetry from its genesis and suggests what lies ahead for poetry writing in Malaysia.