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.


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


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


The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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