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The Pilgrim
The Pilgrim is one of the most unusual novels to have ever been published in Indonesia. It is a complex mixture, uniting a poetic lyricism with medita ...

Telegram
Putu Wijaya's novel Telegram, published in 1973, has been heralded as a milestone in Indonesian fiction and as a trendsetter in its synthesis of ...

Mirah of Banda
Kidnapped from Java, along with her older cousin, five year-old Mirah is taken to the Banda islands where she spends the rest of her life on a nutmeg ...

Sapardi Djoko Damono: Aku Ingin..
Final edited version of Aku Ingin/I Want, directed by Tonny Trimarsanto. Sapardi Djoko Damono (b.1940) is a poet, a lecturer and a translator, who has ...

Never the Twain
The novel Salah Asuhan, translated here as Never the Twain, is among the most popular works of modern Indonesian fiction. First published in 1928, the ...

The Dancer
In this trilogy of novels, author Ahmad Tohari recounts Indonesia’s tumultuous days of the mid 1960s. In luscious descriptive language Tohari describ ...

Perjalanan kesenian Indonesia sejak kemerdekaan
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Rona tembikar=clay colors
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Kesusastraan Indonesia dimasa Jepang
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Ensiklopedia Sastra Indonesia modern
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The project Johannes Rach
The National Library of Indonesia in Jakarta and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam have been in consultation since 1995 over their common heritage: the dra ...

Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana
Unedited Stock Footage: Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana (1908-1994) is the founder and editor of the literary journal Pujangga Baru, which shaped the future ...

Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana: Dan Hidup Berjalan Terus
Final edited version of Dan Hidup Berjalan Terus/And Life Goes On.... the biography of Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana directed by Riri Riza. Sutan Takdir Al ...

Sapardi Djoko Damono
Unedited Stock Footage: Sapardi Djoko Damono is a poet, a lecturer and a translator, who has written a medley of poems, essays, and has translated a ...

H.B. Jassin
Unedited Stock Footage: Hans Bague Jassin (H.B. Jassin), more than any other writer, shaped the development of Indonesian literature. Because of his n ...

H.B. Jassin: Yang Duduk di Kursi Imajinasi/In the Court of the Imagination
Final edited version of Yang Duduk di Kursi Imaginasi/In the Court of the Imagination the biography of Hans Bague Jassin directed by Hanny R. Saputra. ...

Sitor Situmorang
Unedited Stock Footage: Sitor Situmorang is one of Indonesia’s most important and productive lyric poets, with a body of work filled with longing and ...

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Poetry: The Twentieth Century in Poetry
In Indonesia poetry enjoys a status far and above all other genres. And as all major historical issues are articulated and negotiated through poetry, ...

Antologi Puisi Indonesia Kumpulan Pilihan Yayasan Lontar: Melacak Sejarah Bangsa Abad ke-20 Melalui Puisi
Antologi Puisi Indonesia presents a wide- ranging selection of twentieth-century poetry, more than 450 poems by more than 240 authors. This anthology ...

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Short Stories. Vol 2: The New Order and Beyond, 1965-2000
Volume 2 of The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Short Stories presents 61 stories dating from the founding of the New Order government that followed &l ...

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Short Stories. Vol 1: Pre-Independence to 1965
The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Short Stories: Short Fiction from the Twentieth Century, a two-volume collection, is the first definitive anthology ...

A student named Hijo: novel
A Student Named Hijo has been recognized for depicting a new Indonesian youth culture that has adopted Western cultural and lingual facets. By contras ...

A conspiracy of God-Killers
The poetically-crafted stories found in this collection are leavened with sardonic wit, a touch of the absurd, and the bizarre in a world gone mad. A ...

The story of Kadiroen
In the early 1910s, Semaoen was sentenced to prison for sedition by the Dutch colonial government. The Story of Kadirun, a semi-autobiographical novel ...

If fortune does not favor
If Fortune Does Not Favor offers a unique perspective on the complex situation <br /> <br /> of Indonesian women during the pre- independe ...

Oh, oh, oh!
Idrus√ʬĬôs best known collection of stories, Dari Ave Maria ke Jalan Lain ke Roma, from which most of the stories in this anthology were drawn, was ...

The Atheist
The Atheist, first published in 1949, portrays the spiritual and intellectual crisis of Hasan, a young Muslim who was raised to be devout but comes to ...

To Love To Wander
The 1953 publication of Sitor Situmorang√ʬĬôs Green Paper Letters pegged him as a rising poet. Six decades later, the writer was still active. The m ...

Departures
The Eurasian character, Elisa is determined to find a place in society where she belongs. With almost no knowledge of her past or ancestry, Elisa is s ...

The Weaverbirds
A landmark novel when first published, The Weaverbirds is a tale of physical and spiritual struggles. The story spans the formative days of Indonesian ...

Ceremony
A coming-of-age tale, a tapestry of erotic and tragic liaisons, a dreamscape of nightmare and wonders. Ceremony is, above all, a tribute to the ceremo ...

Raumanen
Raumanen, a prize-winning novel by Marianne Katoppo, tells the story of Monang, a handsome but wayward Batak man, and Raumanen, a young Minahasa woman ...

Encounters
The subject of Toeti Heraty√ʬĬôs poetry ranges from human encounters in an age of conceit to the confessions of an ever-restless soul. Many of Toeti ...

Pariyem's Confession
Pariyem√ʬĬôs Confession is a long poem written in the first person√ʬĬďin the voice of a woman. It tells the story of a woman from a rural area who ...

Testimony: A Life in Poetry
Rendra, one of Indonesia√ʬĬôs most important poets and dramatists, was raised within a mystical Javanese milieu. He saw the individual, nature, and ...

Conversations
Budi Darma√ʬĬôs stories are absurdist and surreal. Often in conversation form, they draw content from mythology, legends, and fables. There is an om ...

Sermon on the Mount
Sermon on the Mount is the story of one man√ʬĬôs spiritual fulfillment. The story <br /> <br /> is told through the eyes of Barman, an o ...