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Javanese literature `on the brink of extinction'

  • Achmad Faisal

    THE JAKARTA POST

Trenggalek | Fri, August 7 2009 | 01:56 pm

PREMIUM The decreasing number of Javanese literature, including novels, short stories, poems and songs, is signalling its extinction, a workshop concluded Wednesday. One easily comprehensible indicator, according to writer Bunaru Nabobenar, was the fact that fewer people were subscribing to weekly publications written in Javanese. "As a result, no subscribers will be left, as one by one the olde...

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