October 8, 2011 4:51 am great review. Pribumi yang hanya dijadikan alat bangsa Eropa untuk meninggikan kejayaan mereka, sementara di pihak lain kami - kaum pribumi - akan semakin direndahkan derajatnya hingga ke jauh ke dalam tanah. Set in Java in the then Dutch East Indies, at the beginning of this century, its subject is nothing less than the broad sweep of Indonesian colonial history and politics. I didn't dislike it, but it definitely dragged. Dan ketika batas antara Eropa dan pribumi tetap tak dapat terlampaui.
I'm not a very good writer, am I? Dari Putri Genoveva sampai Baron von Munchausen. There are points in the story that I asked myself where the book was getting at or what it is trying to say. I think, this is a call for Indonesia, and maybe to all parts of Asia, to fight against Western rule. What an incredibly poignant and powerful condemnation of the colonial social and political order. You may ask yourself if the book is always a proper reflection of the times. Nonetheless, he has been allowed to attend an elite Dutch school where he is the only Native, and has been influenced by his teachers' emphasis on the ideals of European culture. Hingga hampir- hampir tak lagi berdiri di atas tanah budaya sendiri.
These four books and made for superb summer reading. Ternyata, nama besarnya memang bukan cuma isapan jempol belaka. Sebuah hubungan yang tulus, tanpa menyadari hukum, peraturan, kasta, etnis, bangsa dan pandangan orang lain dan dunia. Dan itu mungkin saja loh………. The doctor essentially informed him that she would die if he left her, so he is forbidden to leave her.
As well as narrating the historical events down to the end of the First World War, House of Glass is a moral condemnation of colonialism from the inside. The two complacent, independent characters above find themselves in a conflict. However, Herman Mellema's legitmate son, Mauritus, makes outrageous claims to his father's former company run by Nyai and tries to claim Annelies as well. The descendent of Javanese nobles although the reader doesn't know this as first , Minke is a Native, in the terminology of the time, below the Indos Indo-Europeans, who are half Indonesian and half European , who in turn are below the Pures or white Europeans, largely Dutch. Photo: Michael Scott Moore at radiofreemike. Saya nggak tau apa yang saya harapkan saat membaca buku yang dipuja2 banyak orang,yang dijadikan bahan skripsi dan thesis,bahkan menjadikan penulisnya salah satu nominator penerima nobel.
Membisikkan masa lalu Eropa yang sudah 11 tahun kutinggali ini lewat suara kekaguman nenek moyangku atas kemodernannya maupun jerit ronta atas kebengisan penindasannya. Because of her age, Annelise has no say in this decision to place her under the control of a half-relative who she has never even met. Nyai and Minke know that this is something they cannot win but decide to fight until nothing else can be done. I found Tuan Mellema's transformation unbelievable. As the novel begins, Minke is taken by a friend to visit a house that lies out of town and just down the road from a Chinese brothel. Ironis memang, tetapi itulah yang mungkin akan terjadi padaku kalau saja tak terjadi peristiwa itu Sebagai lelaki normal, wajarlah kiranya ketika kujatuh hati pada seorang perempuan.
Martinet, 279 Malangnya nasibmu, Inlander. This ambitious novel is an unblinking examination of colonialism, racism and sexism, woven through a colourful coming-of-age tale — a metaphor for the birth of the Indonesian nation, perhaps, as it begins to throw off the shackles of Dutch rule. . Seorang otodidak yang mengjungkalkan semua stereotip wanita yang ada di posisinya, seorang gundik Belanda. The romantic story between the native Javanese boy and the mixed race girl at the centre of the novel, however, did not feel realistic to me and that is why time and time again I could only read a chapter or two before putting the book down.
This Earth of Mankind is the first novel of the Buru Quartet, the book was orally narrated by the author when he was a political prisoner in Buru islands to his fellow prisoners, and it was published later. At the same time my feelings about this book have changed quite a bit and I think the person that I was who read this the first time around isn't quite the same with the one today. It tells the story of a Native, the only one to attend an elite school. Buat saya,buku ini sama saja seperti buku-buku lainnya yang digarap dengan s So, what can i say. Apa yang akan dilakukan oleh Minke selanjutnya?? Masih cocok dengan kondisi sekarang. She herself is so connected to her mother and so dependent on her approval that she is left with nothing of her own and nothing she can define herself with. Bersama Minke kita sebagai pembaca diajak untuk mengalami langsung serta terlibat dalam masa perjuangan pra-kemerdekaan Indonesia, juga tentang pandangannya terhadap pendidikan serta bagaimana pendidikah dapat merubah derajat manusia dan juga nasib bangsanya.
Baca buku keren, diniatkan dibaca sehari semalam, eh. Although the events of the tetralogy take place in the past, they must be understood in the context of his experiences at Buru. But his high position in Javanese society doesn't help much in his school or when mingling with the Europeans. Minke is the only Native Javanese student in the H. Minke is the only Native Javanese student in the H. Jatuh cinta dan jatuh siksa seakan dua wajah dari koin yang sama :- saya baru lama kemudian menghargai karya ini. Chudori Pulang in Indonesian is a colourful and illuminating novel tracing the lives of Indonesian political exiles in Paris from 1968 onwards and, several decades on, their children both there and Jakarta during the upheavals and violence of 1998.