Descriptions of Female Sexuality in Ayu Utami’s Saman

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About Saman, Saman: A Novel,
Written by Soe Tjen Marching, and was originally published in Journal of Southeast Asian Studies,
Jan 05, 2007

Ayu Utami’s Saman, published in May 1998, describes female sexuality openly, a factor which has caused some controversy in Indonesia. Several critics have applauded the explicit descriptions of sexuality in this novel, claiming they are …

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