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Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... This chapter sets the scene for Wright’s Indonesian encounters through a series of excerpts taken from the “Language and Literature” section of a booklet published by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC, in 1951. The booklet’s foreword was written by Ali Sastroamidjojo, at that time...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Indonesian literature nationalism universal humanism literature and diplomacy ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... The Outsider existentialism intellectualism Indonesian literature exile ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Indonesian literature Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana Asrul Sani ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Zhou Enlai White Man, Listen! East-West relations Indonesian literature Afro-Asian ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
...Transnational Crosscurrents This chapter sets the scene for Wright’s Indonesian encounters through a series of excerpts taken from the “Language and Literature” section of a booklet published by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC, in 1951. The booklet’s foreword was written by Ali...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... had encountered in discussions with his Indonesian hosts. Zhou Enlai White Man, Listen! East-West relations Indonesian literature Afro-Asian ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... the Western-oriented group of writers with whom Wright was most closely associated in Indonesia, and toward whom Pramoedya harbored a number of personal animosities. Indonesian literature Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana Asrul Sani After the Bandung conference...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... of protest literature, which Wright had raised in his Indonesian lectures. Mistakenly identifying Creekmore as an African American writer, Vuyk characterizes his novel as an inferior imitation of Wright’s “inspirational” Black Boy and Native Son , suggesting that Creekmore wrote The Chain in the Heart...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
.... Indonesian literature Pramoedya Ananta Toer Richard Wright Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana Asrul Sani ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... come to know through his personal friendship with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. For Wright as an artist, Asrul Sani sees this turn to intellectualism as a serious failure of judgment. The Outsider existentialism intellectualism Indonesian literature exile ...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... exchange between writers from different national literary traditions and in making known developments in world literature, a characteristic of the burgeoning number of Indonesian “little magazines” at this time. The review also endorses the decision by the editors of Partisan Review not to allow art...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... illustrates the Indonesian interest at this time in existentialism, particularly its humanist dimensions, which are seen to resonate with the Indonesian aesthetic philosophy of universal humanism. Wright and his unnamed Indonesian interviewer find common ground in the issue of existentialism, although each...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Vuyk’s November 1955 review of The Chain in the Heart by Hubert Creekmore extends the Indonesian engagement with the theme of protest literature, which Wright had raised in his Indonesian lectures. Mistakenly identifying Creekmore as an African American writer, Vuyk characterizes his novel...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374640-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Western and traditional Indonesian concepts of beauty in literature. Pramoedya identifies and praises a quality in Wright’s writing that he defines as “bitter realism,” a refusal to allow the reader to respond sentimentally to the depiction of suffering and oppression. Pramoedya’s admiration for Wright...
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 08 August 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024460-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9375-6
... Shifting from texts to painting to taste over three novels, Laksmi Pamuntjak, whose work is discussed in this chapter, traces seventy years of Indonesian psychosocial history. Pamuntjak invokes daemonic or charismatic figures and Cold War hauntologies, but also Islamist demands, bureaucratic...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... Partisan Review transnationalism world literature little magazines ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... existentialism universal humanism Joseph Conrad Russian literature expatriates in Paris ...
Published: 11 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7464-0
... protest novel African American literature popular fiction James Baldwin African American expatriates ...