Night School: Myths & Power

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March 24, 2013

The little known book “Myths and the Malay Ruling Class” by Sharifah Maznah Syed Omar come into focus in this episode. The book of literary criticism focuses on key texts of the classical Malay periods from Sejarah Melayu, Hikayat Hang Tuah and Merong Mahawangsa. The show grapples with the mythic in political discourse.

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