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    Nirwan Ahmad

ISBN: 9786029144956
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Two Essays

by: Nirwan Ahmad

Few Indonesian essayists can compete with Nirwan Arsuka in his ability to pull together different strands of thought, periods of history, and fields of knowledge in a cohesive unit that is easy-to-read. Nirwan exercises a remarkably dexterous hand when it comes to bringing characters from the distant past back to life.

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Few Indonesian essayists can compete with Nirwan Arsuka in his ability to pull together different strands of thought, periods of history, and fields of knowledge in a cohesive unit that is easy-to-read. Nirwan exercises a remarkably dexterous hand when it comes to bringing characters from the distant past back to life. ISBN: 9786029144956
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 138 pages
Nirwan Ahmad Arsuka was born in Barru, South Sulawesi. He studied Nuclear Technology at university but worked as an editor at several newspapers and journals after graduating. In addition to writing essays on literature and culture, he also writes scientific essays and pieces on the relationship between science and literature.
Translator :Tjandra Kerton
Tjandra Kerton, the daughter of an Indonesian father and American mother, has had over 25 years’ experience in translating from Indonesian to English. She is also a professional proofreader and copyeditor. Her work experience includes having been employed at companies where she worked on in-house publications, such as company profiles, newsletters and magazines, and most recently, at two Jakarta-based law firms as legal translator and language checker. Tjandra attended primary and secondary school in the United States, and majored in Journalism at a liberal arts college in New York. She is currently employed at Soemadipradja & Taher Advocates as Marketing and Business Development Officer.
Translator :Martina Heinschke
Martina Heinschke studied Austronesian Languages at Hamburg University from which she graduated in 1991 with a dissertation on the literary work of Indonesia’s “Generation ‘45” (Angkatan ‘45). Her research interests focus on modern Indonesian literature and she has authored several entries for Kindlers Literatur-Lexikon. Recent translations include the novels Alle Farben Rot (Amba) by Laksmi Pamuntjak and Tigermann (Lelaki Harimau) by Eka Kurniawan. She lives in Hamburg where she works as an associate lecturer and freelance translator.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

“Two Essays”

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