Why Australia is an imperialist country by Max Lane

Australia is a small country of 25 million people. It ranks between 12th to 14th in the world in terms of the overall size of its economy. Although the gap between it and the large population, industrialised countries is substantial. Its military spending, ranking also around 12th in the world, therefore matches its ranking in […]

Minke yang menceritakan ceritera BUMI MANUSIA?

Silahkan membaca kembali halaman pertama BUMI MANUSIA. Membaca kembali dan merenungkannya. Ada rahasianya. Mau tahu rahasianya: terpaksa anda mencari lewat membaca RUMAH KACA.  (Disini tidak saya pasang spoiler.) Rahasia lainnya bisa ditemukan di buku INDONESIA TIDAK HADIR DI BUMI MANUSIA. BTW: Versi bahasa Inggeris BUMI MANUSIA – yaitu THIS EARTH OF MANKIND bisa didapat di Indonesia […]

Naluri Pramoedya Ananta Toer sebagai pengarang roman sejarah

Dengan mengedit sedikit kata-kata filosof dan kritikus sastera, Georgi Lukacs ketika dia menulis tentang roman sejarah sebagai sebuah genre sastera, saya mau komentar thdp novel P.A.T. Bumi Manusia, yaitu bahwa novelnya adalah sebuah “product of realistic instinct and [and also] a  clear understanding of history as a process, of history as the concrete precondition of the […]

Menulis mencipta Indonesia dan Pramoedya Ananta Toer

““Banyak pesan yang terdapat dalam karya-karya Pramoedya yang terinspirasi dari RA Kartini. Pramoedya melihat Kartini sebagai pemikir zaman pencerahan Indonesia. Dalam karya-karya Pramoedya, terkandung pesan-pesan seperti kebangkitan nasional Indonesia di era 1920-an,” kata Max Lane.” Baca disini.

Sudah dengar heboh ttg film BUMI MANUSIA?

Sudah dengar heboh ttg film BUMI MANUSIA? Mau membaca salah satu perspektif tentang buku tsb dan pengarangnya Pramoedya Annata Toer. Silahkan cari buku ini di toko buku dekat anda atau di toko buku online:  

NGEPAS VILLAGE BOOKS AND ART SPACE LIBRARY OPENING SOON

Hi everybody, Hi to all our 97 donors. First, I would like to announce that building the Library, receiving the books and shelving them is completed. We still need to arrange the books better on the shelves and create a catalogue. However, we will be ready to organise a soft opening for the Library and […]

A New Ideological Contestation Emerging in Indonesia? (Article by Max Lane)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  A long period of ideological vacuum in mainstream politics came to an end in the lead-up to the 2014 presidential elections and was further confirmed in the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial elections.  This was initially reflected in the different stances of 2014 presidential candidates Joko Widodo and Prabowo Subianto on issues such […]