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Dance, Dancer, and De-Politicisation in Indonesian Literature and Film

Setiawan, Dwi (2016) Dance, Dancer, and De-Politicisation in Indonesian Literature and Film. In: Adaptation and Dance, 02-03-2016 - 02-03-2016, London - United Kingdom.

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    Abstract

    This papers aims to reveal the politicisation and depoliticisation of Ronggeng, a Javanese dance, in an Indonesian novel entitled The Dancer (1982), written by Ahmad Tohari during the military era, and its post-military film adaptation with the same title (2011). The novel critically treats Ronggeng as a traditional, unIslamic, and apolitical dance while at the same time disapproves of the efforts of the Indonesian Communist Party to modernise, secularise, and politicise it. It offers its own distinctive ideals of the dance, which can be traced from the author�s backgrounds as well as the socio-political contexts in the 1980s. Reflecting the fast-changing, complex situations in the new era, the film concurrently reinforces and subverts the depoliticised ideals of Ronggeng in the novel.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Additional Information: Seminar ini tidak menerbitkan proceedings tetapi saya masukkan supaya programme book dll masuk dalam repository untuk pengurusan KUM.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Ronggeng, unIslamic, apolitical
    Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
    Divisions: Faculty of Letter > English Department
    Depositing User: Admin
    Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2019 22:18
    Last Modified: 31 Oct 2019 23:09
    URI: http://repository.petra.ac.id/id/eprint/18473

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