Laksmi Pamuntjak: literary force of Indonesia talks of female ambiguity and “Asian literature” in the West

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About Laksmi Pamuntjak,
Written by Yeseul Park, and was originally published in April Magazine,
Jun 07, 2017


Q. Growing up in Indonesia, how did you experience the role of women?

Living in Indonesia, which, for all its open embrace of diversity, is largely still about negotiating how to guard and protect our independence and our right to be the subject of our own lives and how to adapt, within reason, to the expectations of a patriarchal society.

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