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Sony Karsono’s Sentimentalism Towards Body

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Sentimentalisme Calon Mayat
Sony Karsono


Written by Faruk HT, originally published in Tempo English

Feb 05, 2024

Sony Karsono's Sentimentalisme Calon Mayat (The Sentimentalism of a Future Corpse) is Tempo's 2023 Book of Prose.

Like the Indonesian identity, which rose and developed during the Dutch colonial era, particularly in the early 20th century, the history of Indonesian literature is a history whose birth and development were heavily influenced by modern Western literature. There is even a kind of agreement among experts that the foundational characteristic of Indonesian literature lies in its modernity. 

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