Into the Whirlpool: The Second Part of Soetjipto’s Djalan Sampoerna
A translation of the second part of Djalan Sampoerna, the colonial-era autobiography of a young Javanese, Soetjipto. These chapters describe the author’s conflicts with his stepfather and members of his extended family, and his final break from the family. Benedict Anderson introduces and translates this part of the memoir, which was composed in the 1930s. For a translation of the first part of Djalan Sampoerna, see Indonesia 82.
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Page range: 97-125
Cornell University Southeast Asia Program