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Ajip Rosidi: A great man of culture

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung | Wed, August 6 2008 | 10:23 am
Ajip Rosidi: A great man of culture AJIP ROSIDI: (JP/Yuli Suwarni) (JP/Yuli Suwarni)

At just 15, Ajip Rosidi's short stories and poems had already been published in prominent magazines, allowing him to make the money he needed to satisfy his passion for books. AJIP ROSIDI: (JP/Yuli Tri Suwarni) Now 70, Ajip said magazines such as Mimbar Indonesia, Siasat and Zenith paid him between Rp 25 and Rp 125 for each piece he wrote. At the time it was a lot of money, as a ki...

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