Taufiq Ismail: A constant battle against ignorance
Emmy Fitri and Iwan Setiawan
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM TAUFIK ISMAIL: (JP/Ricky Yudhistira) There were times in the country's literary history when men and women of letters had done everything, except come up with a solution on how to overcome the under-development of a reading culture and the lack of appreciation for literary works, veteran poet Taufiq Ismail reminisced recently. "We were furious whenever we talked about the poor ...