Di Serambi: On the Verandah – A Bilingual Anthology of Modern Indonesian Poetry

Book / Poetry Collection


by Goenawan Mohamad Linus Suryadi Sapardi Djoko Damono
Author: Iem Brown Joan Davis

Format: Paperback, English / Indonesian
162 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: 052147714X/978-0521477147
Published Aug 31, 1995 by Cambridge University Press

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On the Verandah brings together the work of twelve contemporary Indonesian poets. The poems are presented in both Indonesian and English, together with notes on linguistic and cultural references, and a brief biography of each contributor. The translations have been crafted to keep faith with the rhythm and flow of the Indonesian poetry. The poems chosen offer a range of chronological, thematic, and stylistic perspectives on Indonesian poetry. This anthology will prove invaluable to students and teachers of Indonesian language and culture.