Djenar Shifts Focus: Djenar Maesa Ayu on Making her Third Film

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About Djenar Maesa Ayu,
Written by Sebastian Partogi, and was originally published in J Plus,
Oct 04, 2015


Say the name Djenar Maesa Ayu and people think of one of the nation’s most acclaimed authors. The 42-year-old broke into the world of Indonesian letters in 2002, when she published the short story anthology Mereka Bilang, Saya Monyet! (They Say I’m a Monkey!), which unabashedly shoved back at the boundaries of what could be written about sexuality and violence at the time.

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