Main Program | Eka Kurniawan’s Indonesia

01 Nov 2020 14:20 - 15:20
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Eka Kurniawan is Indonesia’s most internationally renowned author since Pramoedya Ananta Toer. His Booker Prize-nominated 2016 novel Beauty is a Wound has been translated into 34 languages, while two of his other titles have also been published in several languages. Eka made headlines last year after refusing to accept an award from Indonesia’s Culture and Education Ministry. Join him for an expansive discussion about Indonesia’s literary landscape.

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Eka Kurniawan adalah penulis Indonesia paling terkenal di dunia internasional setelah Pramoedya Ananta Toer. Novel miliknya, yang masuk dalam nominasi Booker Prize pada tahun 2016, Cantik Itu Luka telah diterjemahkan kedalam 34 bahasa, sementara dua dari judul lainnya juga telah diterbitkan dalam beberapa bahasa. Eka menjadi berita utama tahun lalu setelah menolak menerima penghargaan dari Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Indonesia. Bergabunglah dengannya untuk berdiskusi mengenai lanskap sastra Indonesia.

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