The Best of Edwin Thumboo


Publisher: Epigram Books
$21.90

Edwin Thumboo, Emeritus Professor and Professorial Fellow, National University of Singapore, has been involved in Singapore’s literary developments since 1951. A recipient of the Cultural Medallion and numerous other awards for his poetry, Thumboo remains one of Singapore’s most distinguished and widely acclaimed poets to this day.

Here, for the first time, is a definitive collection that gathers the best of Thumboo’s work. Including his most prominent poem, 'Ulysses by the Merlion', this collection of over 150 poems personally selected by Thumboo celebrates the landmark contribution he has made to Singaporean literature.

This book is part of the Singapore Pioneer Poets Series. A showcase of the best works by local literary giants, the Singapore Pioneer Poets Series is a must-have collection for all Singapore literature fans, old and new.

ISBN: 9789810718398
Page Count: 256
Year Published: 2012
Language: English

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