Apple and Knife review The Saturday Paper, Edition No. 194 MARCH 3 – 9, 2018 “This new story collection by the Indonesian-born Intan Paramaditha uses horror as a vehicle for representing the experiences of women living in patriarchy and for expressing feminist anger. The results are both unsettling and intoxicating. Often revising fairytales, the
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Mekong Review, Issue 10, February 2018 APPLE AND KNIFE Intan Paramaditha Brow Books: 2018 By Norman Erikson Pasaribu When you hear the term “Indonesian woman”, what comes to mind? When Sihir Perempuan was published in 2005, Intan Paramaditha was only twenty-five and on the verge of leaving Indonesia for graduate studies in the United
Kompas, Sabtu, 30 Desember 2017 Asri Saraswati Novel perdana Intan Paramaditha dimulai oleh narator yang menyapa pembaca dengan ”kau”. Seketika pembaca masuk ke dalam cerita sebagai tokoh utama, seorang gadisyang merasa terjebak dalam hidupnya di Jakarta. Sang gadis lantas membuat perjanjian dengan Iblis demi mengabulkan impiannya: ”Satu-satunya yang kuinginkan adalah pergi dari sini dan bertualang.
TIFFANY TSAO THE JAKARTA POST Sydney | Mon, November 13, 2017 | 09:59 am You yearn to travel, but never have. It’s too expensive, so you’re stuck here — in Indonesia, at your boring job teaching English, despite never having stepped foot in an English-speaking country. You’ve tried to find fulfillment in romance, but your
Reading Karen Strassler’s Refracted Visions is a journey to trace how “Indonesia” is imagined, questioned, and remade not through the main routes of nationalism—the official images and narratives produced by the state, whose investment in visual culture was especially lavish during the New Order period (1965–1998)—but rather through the roads taken by amateur photographers, owners