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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.
WORKSPertemuan djodoh. Jakarta, 1952.
Robert, anak Surapati. Jakarta, 1959.
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Zuber Usman, B. A. Kesusasteraan Baru Indonesia. Jakarta, 1961.
Teeuw, A. Pokok dan Tokoh, vol. 1. Jakarta, 1959.
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