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Censorship, resistance and transformation in modern Indonesian literature

Ferdinal, Ferdinal 2013, Censorship, resistance and transformation in modern Indonesian literature, Mediterranean journal of social sciences, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 269-272.

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Title Censorship, resistance and transformation in modern Indonesian literature
Author(s) Ferdinal, Ferdinal
Journal name Mediterranean journal of social sciences
Volume number 4
Issue number 1
Start page 269
End page 272
Total pages 4
Publisher Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
Place of publication Rome, Italy
Publication date 2013-01
ISSN 2039-2117
Keyword(s) literature
censorship
resistance
transformation
Seno Gumira Ajidarma
modern Indonesian literature
Summary This paper investigates the way in which Indonesian literature has reflected violations of human rights in Indonesia in the last decade of the New Order (1990-1998). The regime was authoritarian and responded harshly to any challenge which could cause trouble to national stability. Some writers, such as Seno Gumira Ajidarma, used the power of allegory to resist this oppression. The three works examined here – ‘Saksi Mata’, ‘Pelajaran Sejarah’, and ‘Misteri Kota Ninggi’ – can be considered as a form of resistance literature.
Language eng
Field of Research 200516 Indonesian Literature
160606 Government and Politics of Asia and the Pacific
Socio Economic Objective 950203 Languages and Literature
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30055124

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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