Geni Jora & Other Texts

Book / Collection of Short Stories — Women in Translation

by Abidah El Khalieqy
Translated by Joan Suyenaga

Format: Paperback, English
138 page(s)
ISBN/ISBN13: /9786029144796
Published Jan 01, 2015 by BTW Books

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Abidah’s work gives a voice to women. Women who are victims of polygamy, women who suffer domestic violence. She also gives a voice to an array of marginalized characters within the confines of Indonesian society. A characteristic feature of her work is a strong Islamic background. Her stories are often set in Islamic boarding school (pesantren).

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