Books tagged: indonesian literature

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Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy
Dalam kajian Jakob Sumardjo tentang seni pantun Sunda, kita akan diajak memahami tentang cara berfikir dan cara suku Sunda lama memandang dunia. Karena suku-suku di Nusantara meiliki banyak persamaan sejarah dan kebudayaan, niscaya pengetahuan tentang salah satu sisi suku Sunda ini akan pula menjelaskan tentang sisi tertentu dari suku-suku di Indonesia.
Hermeneutika Sunda - Simbol-Simbol Babad Pakuan/Guru Gantangan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Disini Jakob memberikan pemahaman yang jelas tentang babad Guru Gantangan, dan juga tentang bagaimana pentingnya penerapan hermeneutika. Buku ini menyadarkan kita, betapa banyak warisan yang berupa teks-teks kuno yang menunggu untuk dijadikan sasaran penelitian dan akan menjelaskan dunia leluhur kita, suatu wilayah dari mana kita datang dan di mana akar-akar kehidupan kita dewasa ini menghunjam.
The Painter of Lost Souls
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fast-paced, intensely emotional drama of Indonesian life high and low, set against the tumultuous backdrop of the reformasi era, after the fall of Suharto in 1999. The Painter of Lost Souls is the story of Sito, a brilliantly gifted artist who leaves his home in a poor village in Central Java while still in his teens, to make his name and his fortune in the royal city of Jogjakarta.
Drought
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,070. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Drought, a translation of Iwan Simatupang’s novel, Kering (1972), is a joyous celebration of life and human commitment. Its hero is an ex-student, ex-soldier, and ex-bandit, who decides to transmigrate to one of the outer islands of Indonesia to restart life as a farmer. Drought shows Simatupang writing at the height of his powers and is a lyrical testimony to the strength of the human character.
Jazz, Perfume & the Incident
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jazz, Perfume & the Incident, by Seno Gumira Ajidarma, was first published in Indonesian in 1996 and is the first major Indonesian literary work to deal critically with the horror of life under military occupation in East Timor.C all it fact or call it fiction, Jazz, Perfume & the Incident offers a penetrating look at both Indonesian officialdom and the desires of young Indonesians.
The Rose of Cikembang
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
First published in 1927 as Bunga Roos dari Tjikembang, Kwee Tek Hoay’s The Rose of Cikembang is an excellent example of the so-called peranakan literature of the Netherlands East Indies that flourished between 1900 and the Japanese Occupation beginning in 1942. Highly sentimental in tone, the novel is rich in many of the controversial themes that Kwee was famous for.
Before Dawn
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Before Dawn is a collection of poems by Sapardi Djoko Damono dating from 1961 to 2001. One of Indonesia’s most popular poets, Sapardi has proven himself capable of depicting an acute imaginative awareness of experience.
The Dancer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dancer, a trilogy of novels, recounts the tumultuous days of Indonesia in the mid 1960s. In luscious descriptive language, author Ahmad Tohari describes a village community struggling to adapt to a rapidly changing world. The Dancer gives readers a ground-level view of the political turmoil leading up to and following the abortive coup in 1965.
The Saga of Siti Mariah
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,680. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Saga of Siti Mariah, a translation of Hikayat Siti Mariah by Haji Mukti, a largely unknown author in the history of modern Indonesian literature, is a window into the workings of Cultuurstelsel , the forced cultivation system imposed by the colonial government in the Dutch East Indies from 1830 until 1870.
The Rape of Sukreni
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Typhoon Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Violence, money, and melodrama-these are the volatile ingredients of The Rape of Sukreni. Written in the 1930s by A.A. Panji Tisna, a prince of the Balinese state of Buleleng, the novel is the author's best-known work and is still in print today.