My Dissertation:

The Twisting Staff:
Strategy, Structure and Genre
in the Malay Muslim Court
Literary Tradition

Stephen Arod Shirreffs, Ph.D.
South and Southeast Asian Studies
University of California at Berkeley



Chapter 1: The World of the Hikayat

Chapter 2: Derhaka Unbound: The Tale of Tun Beraim Bapa in the Hikayat Raja-raja Pasai

Chapter 3: Derhaka Bound: The Story of Hang Jebat in the Hikayat Hang Tuah

Chapter 4: Faedah and Its Discontents: The Sejarah Melayu

Chapter 5: 'Alim or Menteri: A Case Study in Cultural Translation

Chapter 6: Conclusion


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