Annie Tucker on Translating Eka Kurniawan

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Written by Annie Tucker
Originally published in PEN America.
Sep 09, 2013

I was introduced to Eka Kurniawan while doing Ph.D. research in Java in 2011. Literary-minded friends described his work as “required reading” and him as “the next Pramoedya,” referring to Indonesia’s most famous novelist. I quickly acquainted myself with his writing, and soon after, with the author himself.

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