Revitalizing the classics

JAKARTA

Jakarta, posted: Mon, August 31 2009 | 12:09 pm

Local masterpiece: Publisher Balai Pustaka recently released Indonesian Cultural Heritage Series, a set of eight classic literary works by Indonesian writers from the 1920s to the 1940s, in a bid to make the works as appreciated as their Western counterparts. (JP/Anissa Febrina)" src="http://www.thejakartapost.com/files/images/p27-a_26.jpg" alt="Local masterpiece: Publisher Balai Pustaka recently released Indonesian Cultural Heritage Series, a set of eight classic literary works by Indonesian writers from the 1920s to the 1940s, in a bid to make the works as appreciated as their Western counterparts. (JP/Anissa Febrina)

Local masterpiece: Publisher Balai Pustaka recently released Indonesian Cultural Heritage Series, a set of eight classic literary works by Indonesian writers from the 1920s to the 1940s, in a bid to make the works as appreciated as their Western counterparts. (JP/Anissa Febrina)

Most of us remember them as names in our Indonesian literature textbooks, and their works as p...

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