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Department of the Languages and Cultures of South East Asia

Dr Mulaika Hijjas

Overview

Mulaika Hijjas
Department of South East Asia

Lecturer in South East Asian Studies

Name:
Dr Mulaika Hijjas
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4253
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
454
Office Hours:
Mondays 1-3pm

Biography

Literature, film, gender and cultural studies, social history.

Research

Didactic literature for women in the Malay manuscript tradition.

Expertise

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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • South East Asia
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Hijjas, Mulaika (2010) Victorious wives: the disguised heroine in nineteenth-century Malay syair. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.

Book Chapters

Hijjas, Mulaika (2013) 'The fruit of good intentions: Hikayat Darma Ta'sia in the National Library of Indonesia's Ml. 42.' In: Murtagh, Ben and Harun, Jelani, (eds.), Mengharungi laut sastera Melayu: esei penghargaan kepada Profesor Emeritus V.I. Braginsky. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, pp. 250-274.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2006) 'The Travels of Syair Sultan Abdul Muluk.' In: Guttman, Anna and Hockx, Michel and Paizis, George, (eds.), The Global Literary Field. Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 152-164.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2006) 'Reading the Romantic Syair: Women's Popular Literature in Nineteenth-Century Riau.' In: Watkins, Justin and Arai, Masami, (eds.), Proceedings of the SOAS/TUFS Postgraduate Symposium. Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, pp. 117-129.

Hijjas, Mulaika 'In Aisyah's Footsteps: Hikayat Darma Ta'sia from the National Library of Indonesia's MI. 42.' In: Murtagh, Ben and Harun, Jelani, (eds.), Crossing the Sea of Traditional Malay Literature: A Collection of Essays in Honour of Professor V.I. Braginsky. University Kebangsaan Malaysia Press. (Forthcoming)

Articles

Hijjas, Mulaika (2013) 'Guides for Mrs Nawawi: two nineteenth-century Malay reformist texts on the duties of wives.' Indonesia and the Malay World, 41 (120). pp. 215-236.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2010) 'Not Just Fryers of Bananas and Sweet Potatoes: Literate and Literary Women in the Nineteenth-Century Malay World.' Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 41 (1). pp. 153-172.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2010) 'The Legend You Thought You Knew: Text and Screen Representations of Puteri Gunung Ledang.' South East Asia Research, 18 (2). pp. 245-270.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2005) 'The Nursemaid’s Tale: Representations of the Inang in Syair Siti Zuhrah and Syair Sultan Mahmud.' Indonesia and the Malay World, 33 (97). pp. 265-279.

Hijjas, Mulaika (2004) 'Women Rajas in Two Classical Malay Texts.' Tenggara, 47/48 . pp. 39-48.

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