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    Joko Pinurbo

ISBN: 9786029144901

Borrowed Body & Other Poems

by: Joko Pinurbo

Joko Pinurbo, a graduate of the Sanata Dharma Teachers College in Yogyakarta, first came to literary attention in the 1980s. He is known for his lack of pretense—both in his life and his work—and has published nine books of poetry, many of them prize-winners. In 2014 he received the SEA-Write Award.

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Joko Pinurbo, a graduate of the Sanata Dharma Teachers College in Yogyakarta, first came to literary attention in the 1980s. He is known for his lack of pretense—both in his life and his work—and has published nine books of poetry, many of them prize-winners. In 2014 he received the SEA-Write Award. ISBN: 9786029144901
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 80 pages
Translator :Harry Aveling
Harry Aveling has translated extensively from Indonesian and Malay literature. His recent works include Morphology of Desire and Saint Rosa (winner of the Katulistiwa Literary Award for Poetry 2005-6) by Dorothea Rosa Herliany; A History of Classical Malay Literature by Liaw Yock Fang (translated with Razif Bahari); and 100 Selected Poems by Cecep Syamsul Hari (with Dewi Candraningrum). In 2002, Linda Owens and Harry Aveling translated Joko Pinurbo’s Trouser Doll, Selected Poems 1989-1998, winner of the 2001 Lontar Literary Award for Poetry. He was Visiting Professor of English in Creative Writing at the University of Maryland during the Fall Semester 2014.
Translator :Helga Blazy
Helga Blazy first studied psychology at university but later on studied General Linguistics, Malay, Indonesian, and Austronesian languages and literatures. For twenty years, she worked at Cologne University teaching regional Indonesian and Austronesian languages and modern Indonesian literature. Her translations of Indonesian poetry and short stories have appeared in Kita, a journal published by the German-Indonesian Society (Deutsch-Indonesischen Gesellschaft) and her translations of essays on modern Indonesian and Malaysian literature in Tenggara, Orientierungen, and elsewhere. Her translation of the poetic work of Subagio Sastrowardoyo, Wirf dies Wort, was published by Horlemann Verlag in 1995.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

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