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    Intan Paramaditha

ISBN: 9786029144895

Spinner of Darkness & Other Tales

by: Intan Paramaditha

Intan Paramaditha’s stories are infused with gothic and horror themes. Depicted with a feminine sensibility, the majority of her protagonists are frequently femme fatales or madwomen in the attic who do not easily fit the social order. Her stories contain twists that both delight and disturb.

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Intan Paramaditha’s stories are infused with gothic and horror themes. Depicted with a feminine sensibility, the majority of her protagonists are frequently femme fatales or madwomen in the attic who do not easily fit the social order. Her stories contain twists that both delight and disturb. ISBN: 9786029144895
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 154 pages
Intan Paramaditha (Bandung, November 15, 1979) is a writer and scholar. After graduating from the University of Indonesia, she served as a lecturer in literature at her alma mater and then went on to complete a PhD in Cinema Studies at New York University in 2014. Intan Paramaditha’s first book, the short story collection Sihir Perempuan (Women’s Witchery), was one of the five finalists for the 2005 Khatulistiwa Literary Award. In 2010, together with Eka Kurniawan and Ugoran Prasad, she published Kumpulan Budak Setan (The Devil’s Slaves: A Compilation of Short Horror Stories), a tribute to Indonesia’s leading horror writer, Abdullah Harahap. Over the 2011-2012 period she collaborated in adapting a story from that book, “Goyang Penasaran” (“Obsessive Twist”) for the artist collective Teater Garasi. In addition to fiction, she has also published academic works about cinema, gender and sexuality in journals both within Indonesia and internationally.
Translator :Stephen Epstein
Stephen Epstein Associate Professor Stephen Epstein is the Director of the Asian Languages and Cultures Programme at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, and served as the 2013–14 President of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society. He has published widely on contemporary Korean society, literature, and popular culture and translated numerous pieces of Korean and Indonesian fiction, including the novels Who Ate Up All The Shinga? by Park Wan-suh (Columbia University Press, 2009), The Long Road by Kim In-suk (MerwinAsia, 2010) and Telegram by Putu Wijaya (Lontar Foundation, 2011).
Translator :Pauline Kurbasik
Pauline Kurbasik is a translator of fiction and non-fiction. She has a Masters in Linguistics and Romance Languages from the University of Cologne and a Masters in Literary Translation from the University of Düsseldorf. She lives in Cologne with Matze, her Parson Russell Terrier.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

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