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Suara-suara Perempuan yang Terbungkam dalam Sihir Perempuan (Sayembara kritik sastra DKJ 2007)

Oleh Bramantio Terbit di Tamsil zaman citra: bunga rampai pemenang sayembara kritik sastra Dewan Kesenian Jakarta 2007. Jakarta: Dewan Kesenian Jakarta, 2007. Sihir Perempuan adalah buku kumpulan cerpen karya Intan Paramaditha yang secara keseluruhan bercerita tentang perempuan. Tema keperempuanan yang diangkat oleh kesebelas cerpen di dalam kumpulan ini tidak serta-merta menjadikannya terjebak di dalam lingkaran yang

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Short story reading at the Utan Kayu Literary Biennale (2007)

Read the excerpt of the short story “Vampir” (Vampire) here About the UK Literary Binenale: The Utan Kayu International Literary Biennale is a tour-de-force of literary luminaries to a number of Indonesian cities in a series of dynamic, live performances by authors followed by audience interaction. At each city visited by the biennale, international writers

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Vampir-Excerpt

(cuplikan/ excerpt)* The English version is available in Force majeure: Utan Kayu International Literary Biennale 2007. Jakarta, Indonesia: Kalam, 2007.   Bacalah ia dari belakang dan kau akan menemukan aku. Kami datang dari tempat yang sama, sempit, gelap, basah, merah. Tapi ia tak menginginkanku karena ia kira aku menyusu ibu serigala. Sebenarnya dulu aku tak pernah

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Contesting Indonesian Nationalism and Masculinity on Cinema (Asian Cinema, 2007)

            Asian Cinema, Fall/Winter 2007 (Vol. 18 no. 2) Intan Paramaditha In one of the most powerful films in the New Order regime in Indonesia (1966-1998), Arifin C. Noer’s Pengkhianatan G30S/PKI (The 30th September Movement Treason/PKI, 1984), a scene shows a general’s daughter looking admiringly at a portrait of her

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Tracing the White Ink: The Maternal Body in Indonesian Women’s Writing (RIMA, 2007)

Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, vol. 41, no. 2 (2007), pp. 67–94. Criticism about post-Soeharto Indonesian women’s writing has always revolved around the celebration of female sexuality, which was inhibited and repressed during the New Order government. Hélène Cixous’ “The Laugh of the Medusa” has been cited in journals and newspapers to support (or

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