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Author Watson, C. W.

Title Of self and nation : autobiography and the representation of modern Indonesia / C.W. Watson
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2000]
©2000

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Description xi, 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The construction of an autobiographical self in the letters of Kartini -- The metamorphosis of a Javanese aristocrat: the memoirs of Pangeran Achmad Djajadiningrat -- The representation of history and the presentation of self: Tan Malaka'a Dari Pendjara ke Pendjara -- Religion, nationalism, and the individual in modern Indonesian autobiography: Hamkas's Kenang-Kenangan hidup -- Islam in Java, refractions through an autobiographical prism: Saifuddin Zuhri's Guruku Orang-Oragn dari Pesantren -- "A world full of ambivalence": Sitor Situmorang's autobiographical reflections on postcolonial Indonesia --Revealing and resisting the construction of gender: Nh Dini's autobiography of a Javanese childhood -- Reconversion narratives among Islamic youth in Indonesia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-252) and index
Subject Autobiography.
Ethnicity -- Indonesia.
National characteristics, Indonesian.
Nationalism -- Indonesia.
Self-perception -- Indonesia.
Indonesia -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Indonesia -- Biography.
Indonesia -- History -- 20th century.
Indonesia -- History.
LC no. 99041857
ISBN 0824820959 (cloth : alk. paper)
0824822811 (paperback: alk. paper)