“Ways with Words” by Shirley Brice Heath (1983)

Two communities that were obvious in Heath’s ethnography studies: Roadville and Trackton. Both of these communities seem to share similar circumstances, but the core principle living was not similarly portrayed. In these two communities, an interesting aspect that is mainly exposed by Heath is the ways language evolved from the early generation to the next one. Since … Continue reading “Ways with Words” by Shirley Brice Heath (1983)

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“Revolt in Paradise” by K’Tut Tantri: A Novel by a Hollywood Actress

Siapa orangnya di dunia ini yang tidak mengenal nama daerah 'Bali'? Dunia mungkin dan pasti mengakui Bali sebagai Paradise Island. Bali termasuk ke dalam wilayah sebelah Timur Indonesia, yang kaya dengan unsur seninya berupa musik, tari, lukis dan segala bentuk kebudayaan yang ada di dalamnya. Keunikan Bali seperti ini yang kemudian membuat K'tut Tantri, penulis … Continue reading “Revolt in Paradise” by K’Tut Tantri: A Novel by a Hollywood Actress

Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Hefner, Robert W., ed. Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islāmic Education in Southeast Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2009. Based on the information provided, this book “grew out of a research project that began in December 2004 and ended in January 2007, funded by the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) in Seattle, … Continue reading Making Modern Muslims: The Politics of Islamic Education in Southeast Asia

Teenlit – Bellamore: A Beautiful Love to Remember

This writing had been posted in A Space of Learning and Thought (my other blog). Nashar, Karla M. Bellamore: A Beautiful Love to Remember. Jakarta; PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama. 2007.   This novel is written by a great scholar whose name is Karla M. Nashar. After reading this book, I found that women were so fantastic … Continue reading Teenlit – Bellamore: A Beautiful Love to Remember

“Writing from Sources” by Brenda Spatt – To the Student

The post below was taken from the Introduction session To the Student written in this book. Enjoy! Information about this book Spatt, Brenda. Writing from Sources. 7th ed. New York; Bedford/ St. Martin's, 2007. ISBN - 10: 0-312-43797-8   The good aspects of this book: A stronger focus on academic writing throughout the book, with examples … Continue reading “Writing from Sources” by Brenda Spatt – To the Student