Abdul Muis


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Abdul Muis

 

Born July 3, 1886, in Bukittinggi; died June 17, 1959, in Bandung. Indonesian writer and journalist. One of the leaders of the Muslim party Sarakat Islam.

In his novel Wrong Education (1928; Russian translation 1960), Abdul Muis condemned that part of the Indonesian intelligentsia that bowed before the West, and he took a stand against racial discrimination. He translated the works of Cervantes, Mark Twain, and others into Indonesian.

WORKS

Pertemuan djodoh. Jakarta, 1952.
Robert, anak Surapati. Jakarta, 1959.

REFERENCES

Sikorskii, V. Indoneziiskaia literatura. Moscow, 1965.
Zuber Usman, B. A. Kesusasteraan Baru Indonesia. Jakarta, 1961.
Teeuw, A. Pokok dan Tokoh, vol. 1. Jakarta, 1959.

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