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Women, youth and traditional cultures raise their voices

  • Tifa Asrianti


JAKARTA | Sun, December 27 2009 | 02:06 pm

PREMIUM The Reform Era that began in 1998 not only resulted in the changing face of government and society, but also swept in fresh air and fresh voices in literature. Most notably, the Indonesian literary world, long dominated by men, has been getting the woman's touch. It was writer Ayu Utami who started the so-called sastrawangi (fragrant literature) movement with her novel Saman, published ...