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    Yusi Avianto Pareanom

ISBN: 9786026978004

Grave Sin #14 & Other Stories

by: Yusi Avianto Pareanom

Yusi Avianto Pareanom’s fictional characters are inseparable from their environment and cultural norms. The plots of these stories are no less idiosyncratic than their themes. With their focus on the urban environment, the lifestyles of the middle-class, and popular culture, the stories in this selection will appeal to readers of both serious and popular literature.

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Yusi Avianto Pareanom’s fictional characters are inseparable from their environment and cultural norms. The plots of these stories are no less idiosyncratic than their themes. With their focus on the urban environment, the lifestyles of the middle-class, and popular culture, the stories in this selection will appeal to readers of both serious and popular literature. ISBN: 9786026978004
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 172 pages
Yusi Avianto Pareanom’s fictional characters are inseparable from their environment and cultural norms. The plots of these stories are no less idiosyncratic than their themes. With their focus on the urban environment, the lifestyles of the middle-class, and popular culture, the stories in this selection will appeal to readers of both serious and popular literature.
Translator :Pamela Allen
Pamela Allen teaches Indonesian language and literature at the University of Tasmania. She has translated and published a wide range of literary genres from Indonesian to English, including short stories, novels and poetry. She is the English translator of Ayu Utami’s award-winning novel Saman and is currently translating Cerita Cinta Enrico [Enrico’s Love Story], another novel by the same author. She regularly interprets and translates for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival in Bali and has for many years served as a translator and editor for the Lontar Foundation. Most recently she served as the English-language managing editor for Lontar’s new BTW book series.
Translator :Jan Budweg
Jan Budweg studied Austronesian Cultures and Languages at the University of Hamburg as well as the University of Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta. Since completing his MA in 2006, he has often taught courses on Indonesian language at the University of Hamburg. He has also established and overseen translation training courses for beginning and advanced students of Indonesian. His projects in teaching Indonesian translation have included Indonesian children´s books, theater plays and films (by subtitling) into German. In the lead-up to Indonesia's appearance as the Guest of Honour at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, he has since specialized in translating shorter texts from Indonesia that represent the wide scope of current Indonesian literature – including comic books, folk tales and modern short stories.
Translator :Nele Quincke
Nele Quincke is currently a student of Philosophy and Austronesian studies at the University of Hamburg. Since visiting Indonesia for the first time in 2012 a fascination for Indonesian language and culture has had a tight grip on her. Paired with her passion for literature, it wasn’t long before she discovered the joy that can be derived from the successful translation of literary texts.
Translator :Suzanne Ongkowidjaja

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

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