Main Program | Rewriting the Classics



 
26 Oct 2019 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

Dante’s Divine Comedy woven into a story about human trafficking. Pride and Prejudice as a Muslim rom com in modern-day Toronto. The ‘Malay trollope’ in W. Somerset Maugham’s The Four Dutchmen revisiting her lack of agency. Join us for a discussion with authors who’ve rewritten classics – as homage, critique or both.

Divine Comedy karya Dante disulam dalan sebuah cerita mengenai perdagangan manusia. Pride and Prejudice dalam kisah komedi romantis seorang Muslim dengan latar belakang Toronto modern. Pelacur Malaysia dalam The Four Dutchmen karya W. Somerset Maugham menilik kembali kekurangan perantaranya. Bergabunglah dengan kami dalam diskusi dengan para penulis yang telah menulis kembali kisah klasik – sebagai penghormatan, kritik atau keduanya.

Featuring


More like this

Festival Club | Claire G. Coleman: The Old Lie

Claire G. Coleman burst onto the scene with the incredibly clever Terra Nullius (no spoilers!) Her follow-up novel, The Old Lie, examines just what happens when we fail to learn …


Main Program | The Hijab Files

Spiritual garment, fashion accessory, piece of armor, symbol of empowerment: the hijab is no one thing. We hear from a panel of Muslim women whose writing about hijabs is far …


Festival Club | A Storyteller’s Life

Adriaan van Dis’ book Repatriated was published to great acclaim and translated around the world – so naturally, the next step was to team up with Peter van Dongen for …