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Fantasizing the feminine in Indonesia

Author: Laurie J Sears
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The stories of Indonesian women have often been told by Indonesian men and Dutch men and women. This volume asks how these representations - reproduced, transformed, and circulated in history, ethnography, and literature - have circumscribed feminine behavior in colonial and postcolonial Indonesia. Presenting dialogues between prominent scholars of and from Indonesia and Indonesian women working in professional,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fantasizing the feminine in Indonesia.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1996
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laurie J Sears
ISBN: 0822316846 9780822316848 082231696X 9780822316961
OCLC Number: 32551487
Description: xvi, 349 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Fragile Identities: Deconstructing Women and Indonesia / Laurie J. Sears --
Models and Maniacs: Articulating the Female in Indonesia / Sylvia Tiwon --
A Sentimental Education: Native Servants and the Cultivation of European Children in the Netherlands Indies / Ann Laura Stoler --
The State and Sexuality in New Order Indonesia / Julia I. Suryakusuma --
Murder, Gender, and the Media: Sexualizing Politics and Violence / Saraswati Sunindyo --
Javanese Factory Daughters: Gender, the State, and Industrial Capitalism / Diane L. Wolfe --
Quizzing the Sphinx: Reflections on Mortality in Central Sulawesi / Jane Monnig Atkinson --
On the Other Hand? / Daniel S. Lev --
Sex Wars: Writing Gender Relations in Nineteenth-Century Java / Nancy K. Florida --
Nyai Dasima: Portrait of a Mistress in Literature and Film / Jean Gelman Taylor --
A Feminist Comment of the Sinetron Presentation of Indonesian Women / Sita Aripurnami --
Gender and Sexual Orientation in Indonesia / Dede Oetomo --
"Bullshit!" S/He Said: The Happy, Modern, Sexy, Indonesian Married Woman as Transsexual / Benedict R. O'G. Anderson --
Alien Romance / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing.
Responsibility: Laurie J. Sears, editor.


Includes stories of Indonesian women that have often been told by Indonesian men and Dutch men and women. This volume asks how these representations reproduced, transformed, and circulated in  Read more...


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