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On the absence of 'fragrant film': Changing images of the author in Indonesia

Downes, Meghan


A more varied and plural image of 'the author' has emerged during the past decade, brought about by subsequent literary trends including Islamic women's writing and 'teen-lit' written by and for teenagers. 'sastra wangi' (fragrant literature) was a popular media label used to describe the controversial work of young female authors writing during the early 'reformasi' period. One decade on, we are seeing film adaptations of such work, none of which have provoked a comparable level of furore. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Al-Jamiah: Journal of Islamic Studies of the Sunan Kalijaga Islamic University
DOI: 10.14421/ajis.2013.512.365-387


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