[OZTL_NET] Year 8 fiction (with Asian perspectives) with a film version of text

Klein, Alison aklein at trinity.nsw.edu.au
Tue Apr 16 08:51:28 AEST 2013


I suggest that you add Q & A by Vikas Swarup (Slumdog Millionaire) and Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress by Dai Sijie to the list.

On 14/04/2013, at 10:23 AM, DOHERTY Jane <jdohe15 at eq.edu.au> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
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> We are on the lookout for quality young adult fiction (with Asian
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> The catch is there needs to be a film version of the text also (so the
> students can compare the novel and the film) .
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> We have identified Mao's Last Dancer and Bend it Like Beckham but were
> wondering if anyone has any other ideas about suitable texts? 
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> Regards, 
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> Jane
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> Jane DOHERTY
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