Chairil Anwar





Chairil Anwar


Born
in Medan, Indonesia
July 26, 1922

Died
April 28, 1949

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Chairil Anwar was one of the famed figures of the “1945 Generation,” that group of luminaries who brought heat and light to Indonesian literature in the formative years of the new nation.

Through his poetry, Chairil Anwar succeeded in infusing Indonesian verse with a new spirit and bringing a new enthusiasm to Indonesia’s cultural arena. He also provided friends and acquaintances with never-ending tales to tell of his personal eccentricities, including his hobby of stealing books from the shops, his tendency to plagiarize from foreign poets, his many lovers, his numerous ailments, and his bohemian lifestyle.

Born on July 22, 1922 in Medan, North Sumatera, Chairil attended the Hollands Inlandsche School (HIS), a Dutch elementary school for “n
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Average rating: 4.01 · 2,833 ratings · 202 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Aku Ini Binatang Jalang

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Deru Campur Debu

4.02 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 1949
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Kerikil Tajam dan Yang Tera...

3.97 avg rating — 209 ratings — published 1949 — 2 editions
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Derai-derai Cemara

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Pulanglah Dia Si Anak Hilan...

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Tiga Menguak Takdir

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The Complete Poetry and Pro...

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4.24 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1970 — 3 editions
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Islam dan tantangan kemanus...

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Selected Poems

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1963 — 2 editions
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Feuer Und Asche: Sämtliche ...

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