Everything You Always Wanted to Happen in the Bumi Manusia Film* (*but Were Afraid to Ask) BY : MIKAEL JOHANI AUGUST 09, 2019, JAKARTA GLOBE The wait is, finally, almost over. The film adaptation of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s classic novel “Bumi Manusia,” or This Earth of Mankind, gets its red carpet première in Surabaya today. The choice […]
Buku: UNFINISHED NATION: Ingatan Revolusi, Aksi Massa dan Sejarah Indonesia oleh Max Lane, Penerbit Djaman Baroe (Versi Bahasa Inggeris penerbit VERSO, Lodon/New York) Sudah beredar di berbagai toko buku, termasuk Gramedia. Kalau belum beli dan membaca: silahkan. Kalau mau membantu mengedarkan silahkan SHARE posting ini. Dibawah ada komentar2 ttg buku tsb. ++++++ Buku ini dengan […]
The Project. Also visit this CROWDFUNDING SITE FOR ICAL. This project is to establish a Library for the use of community and campus activists in the student city of Yogjakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia experienced 33 years of authoritarian government from 1965-1998 during which time book acquisitions for school, university and community libraries were underfunded and, when […]
Discovering Pramoedya POSTCARD By Adam Gartrell, Indonesia Correspondent (read also this other essay on THIS EARTH OF MANKIND) JAKARTA, July 4 AAP – One of the greatest pleasures of living in Indonesia has been discovering the work of the country’s finest novelist, Pramoedya Ananta Toer. I’ve just finished reading Pramoedya’s Buru Quartet, a sweeping four-book […]
NEW ARTICLE: “Rendra knew on whose side he stood” by Max Lane in Special Issue on Rendra in latest issue of INSIDE INDONESIA. See this issue for articles be several other authors also.
4 July, 2006 Indonesia’s greatest novelist and revolutionary intellectual died in Jakarta on April 30, 2006. Below are three articles by Max Lane, published in the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD< GREEN LEFT WEEKLY and JAKARTA POST respectively. (For more materials on Pramoedya see http://www.radix.net/~bardsley/prampage.html and http://w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de/~wm/wm6.html#pram as well as http://www.geocities.com/ticoalu2/ ) Sydney Morning Herald, May 16, […]