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    Cok Sawitri

ISBN: 9786029144857
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A Lonely Death and Other Stories

by: Cok Sawitri

Cok Sawitri’s stories shed light on the lives of modern Balinese people and the various challenges they face. Readers are invited to examine the Balinese psyche, mainly their essential need for balance between traditional customs and modern-day life. But external conflicts aren’t Sawitri’s only forte; she also looks into people’s hearts.

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Cok Sawitri’s stories shed light on the lives of modern Balinese people and the various challenges they face. Readers are invited to examine the Balinese psyche, mainly their essential need for balance between traditional customs and modern-day life. But external conflicts aren’t Sawitri’s only forte; she also looks into people’s hearts. ISBN: 9786029144857
EditorEditor : Marjie Suanda, Julius Dallmeyer
Publish Date: 2014
Page Count: 148 pages
Balinese-born author Cok Sawitri is a novelist, poet, scriptwriter, and performance artist. She conducts workshops in literature, dance, and theater. She is also a leading activist of social, cultural, inter-faith and humanitarian issues. Her wide range of interests greatly enrich the vocabulary of themes in her work.
Translator :Marjie Suanda
Marjie Suanda came to Indonesia in 1976 with a scholarship from the Center for World Music in Berkeley, California to further her studies of Javanese traditional dance. And she stayed… Marjie has a master’s degree in English from the University of Washington, and over the years has taught and been an examiner of academic English. During the period of Reformasi, following the fall of former president Soeharto, she became deeply involved in civil society and worked as a program officer for Ashoka Indonesia for ten years. She began translating essays for visual artists in 1997 and now keeps busy translating articles for Tempo English, as well as short stories, poetry and novels for Lontar, Gramedia, and other Indonesian publishers. Marjie lives in Bandung with her husband, ethnomusicologist Endo Suanda.
Translator :Julius Dallmeyer
Julius Dallmeyer, a graduate from the Faculty of Law at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich first visited Indonesia in 1971. There, he fell in love with the country and its national language. Since then he has spent about twenty-five years of his life on innumerous travels to both near- and far-flung parts of Indonesia, collecting tribal art. He lives both in Munich and Bali and works as an independent translator and dictionary author.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

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