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    Dorothea Rosa Herliany

Morphology of Desire by: Dorothea Rosa Herliany
Sinopsis: Morphology of Desire gives a generous introduction to the writing by the internationally acclaimed Indonesian poet, Dorothea Rosa Herliany. Through a distinctive mix of striking imagery and boldness of voice, the poet sets out to destroy many of the common assumptions about everyday life and human relationships…

 

 

 

Author of the Month
Dorothea Rosa Herliany Born: October 20, 1963 Dorothea Rosa Herliany (Magelang, Central Java, October 20, 1963) writes poetry, short stories, children’s books, and novels. Her poetry has been translated into multiple languages, and her latest book of poetry is bilingual in German and Indonesian:…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Dorothea Rosa Herliany

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    2018 October Newsletter

    Greetings from the Executive Director October is a month of celebration for Lontar. On October 28 we celebrate our 31st anniversary. On that day, too, the 11th Indonesian Language Congress, a four-day event that takes place once every five years, will begin in Jakarta. The congress promises to be an interesting, engaging, and informative event,

    2018 October Newsletter

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