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Pram Speech on Magsaysay

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September 4, 2018 — by IDWRITERS

Last updated on September 04, 2018 at 12:16 am

In his written speech for the acceptance of the 1995 Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communications Award  #onthisday in 1995 in Manila, entitled “Literature, Censorship and the State: How Dangerous are Stories?“, PRAMOEDYA ANANTA TOER proclaims that “each work of literature is necessarily the autobiography of its author, at a certain level and in a specific situation …”. This essay written as part of a series in the program for the presentation of the 1995 Magsaysay Awards. On July 19, he was announced to receive this award. In electing Pramoedya Ananta Toer, the board of trustees recognizes his illuminating with brilliant stories the historical awakening and modern experience of the Indonesian people.

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