Iwan Simatupang





Iwan Simatupang

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born
in Sibolga, Indonesia
January 18, 1928

died
August 04, 1970

gender
male

genre


About this author

Iwan Simatupang dilahirkan di Sibolga, Sumatera Utara, 18 Januari 1928, dan meninggal di Jakarta, 4 Agustus 1970.

Sastrawan yang pernah memperdalam antropologi dan filsafat di Belanda dan Perancis serta sempat meredakturi Siasat dan Warta Harian. Ia dikenal dengan novel-novelnya yang mengusung semangat eksistensialisme: Merahnya Merah (1968), Kooong (1975; mendapat hadiah Yayasan Buku Utama Departemen P dan K, 1975), Ziarah (1969), Kering (1972). Dua novel yang disebut terakhir diterjemahkan Harry Aveling ke dalam bahasa Inggris.

Cerpen-cerpennya dikumpulkan dalam Tegak Lurus dengan Langit (1982), sedangkan puisi-puisinya dalam Ziarah Malam (1993).


Average rating: 3.92 · 788 ratings · 91 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Ziarah: Sebuah Novel
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 1969 — 8 editions
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Merahnya Merah
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 199 ratings — published 1968 — 2 editions
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Tegak Lurus Dengan Langit
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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Kering
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1972 — 6 editions
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Kooong: Kisah tentang Seeko...
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1975
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Ziarah Malam: Sajak-Sajak 1...
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1993
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Surat-Surat Politik Iwan Si...
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4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1986
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Kebebasan Pengarang dan Mas...
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2004
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Square Moon and Three Other...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1997
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Antologi Esei tentang Perso...
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4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1969
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