Javanese literature `on the brink of extinction'
THE JAKARTA POST
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...