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Popular Literature and Colonial Society in Late-Nineteenth-Century Java : Cerita Nyai Dasima, the Macabre Story of an Englishman's Concubine( Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Issue)

@inproceedings{Tsuchiya1989PopularLA,
  title={Popular Literature and Colonial Society in Late-Nineteenth-Century Java : Cerita Nyai Dasima, the Macabre Story of an Englishman's Concubine( Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Issue)},
  author={K. Tsuchiya},
  year={1989}
}
  • K. Tsuchiya
  • Published 1989
  • Art
  • This paper examines the short novel entitled Cerita Nyai Dasima written by G. Francis (1860-1915) and published by Kho Tjeng Bie & Co. of Batavia in 1896. Through this work I shall focus on the world of popular literature during that time within the context of urban society, in order to investigate the relationship between literature and social order in a country under colonial rule. Francis wrote Cerita Nyai Dasima in everyday, colloquial Malay (or Pasar-Malay), which, incidentally, developed… CONTINUE READING
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