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Dutch writer Multatuli (1820-1887)

Dutch writer Multatuli (1820-1887)

international symposium, Washington, D.C., September 28, 1983.

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Published by Royal Netherlands Embassy in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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    ContributionsLibrary of Congress., Netherlands. Ambassade (U.S.), Indonesia. Kedutaan Besar (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT5829.Z5 D8 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 leaves ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2886024M
    LC Control Number84110121

    One of the Netherlands' greatest writers, who criticized the colonial administration of the former Dutch Indies. Multatuli's Max Havelaar (), a polemical story of a young civil servant in the corrupt colonial administration, was the most successful prose work of the 19th century in the Netherlands.   Key Details: Eduard Douwes Dekker, aka Multatuli, was a Dutch writer that lived between and His most widely known work is the satirical novel Max Havelaar. Published in , this work focused on the life of its title character, Max Havelaar, who fights against government corruption in the Dutch colony of Java in the East Indies.

      Author: Multatuli, Title: Max Havelaar Of de koffiveilingen der Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappy Alternate Title: Max Havelaar Of de koffieveilingen der Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappy Language: Dutch: LoC Class: PT: Language and Literatures: Germanic, Scandinavian, and Icelandic literatures: Subject: Culture conflict -- Fiction Subject. A passionate and largely autobiographical attack on the injustices of the colonial administration in the Dutch East Indies, originally published in , Max Havelaar is a surprising success as a novel. Its central story follows Dutch public servant Max Havelaar, appointed Assistant Resident of a regency in West Java, who attempts to prevent abuses of power by the native regent but is thwarted.

    the writer’s debut novel, as a wonderfully modern book which defends pro-gressive political ideas. Zook states: “Multatuli’s Max Havelaar was not an anti-colonial text and [ ] its stylistic innovations were not radically new and did not single-handedly invent Dutch literary modernity.”2 Admittedly, for many.   [New York Review of Books; ] Tr. from the Dutch by Ina Rilke and David McKay. In , after an almost twenty year stint in the Dutch East Indies, Eduard Douwes Dekker—arguably the most disgruntled colonial employee of the nineteenth century—returned in disgrace to Europe to write and, three years later, to publish, under the plaintive pseudonym Multatuli (Multa tuli: Latin for “I.


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Eduard Douwes Dekker, better known by his pen name Multatuli (from Latin multa tuli, "I have suffered much"), was a Dutch writer famous for his satirical novel, Max Havelaar () in which he denounced the abuses of colonialism in the colony of the Dutch East Indies (today's Indonesia). He is considered one of the Netherlands' greatest authors.

Multatuli, pseudonym of Eduard Douwes Dekker, (born March 2,Amsterdam, Netherlands—died FebruNieder-Ingelheim, Germany), one of the Netherlands’ greatest writers, whose radical ideas and freshness of style eclipsed the mediocre, self-satisfied Dutch literature of the midth century.

In Multatuli went to the Dutch East Indies, where he held a number of. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Multatuli (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry"Author: Multatuli. Max Havelaar; or, The Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company (Dutch: Max Havelaar, of de koffi-veilingen der Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappy) is an novel by Multatuli (the pen name of Eduard Douwes Dekker), which played a key role in shaping and modifying Dutch colonial policy in the Dutch writer Multatuli book East Indies in the nineteenth and early twentieth by: A letter written by the widow of writer Multatuli in recently surfaced in Groningen.

It was found in a old book, which was recently given to a used book shop, RTV Noord reports. Max Havelaar; or, The coffee auctions of the Dutch trading company, by Multatuli, tr. by baron A. Nahuÿs Eduard Douwes Dekker Edmonston & Douglas, - Dutch literature - pages5/5(2).

Dutch writer Multatuli book Multatuli is the pseudonym (from Latin multa tuli, “I have suffered much”) of Eduard Douwes Dekker ().

He was a Dutch writer famous for his satirical novel, Max Havelaar () in which he denounced the abuses of colonialism in the colony of the Dutch East Indies (Indonesia). Journal of Dutch Literature, volume 1, number 1, Decemberp. !!!. ‘I am not a Writer’: Self-Reflexivity and Politics in Multatuli’s Max Havelaar Saskia Pieterse, University of Amsterdam* Abstract: The Dutch author Multatuli is mostly famous for his subversive and critical prose.

A book that makes you laugh and cringe at the same time. Max Havelaar, or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company by Multatuli Max Havelaar is a civil servant in the Dutch East Indies who, appalled at the cruelty and corruption of Dutch colonial rule, writes an inflammatory book.

Dutch literature from the twenty-first and nineteenth centuries has been attracting attention this year with the longlisting of Tommy Wieringa’s The Death of Murat Idrissi for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize and the publication in New York of a new translation of Multatuli’s anti-colonial classic, Max Havelaar, now with an introduction by the Indonesian author Pramoedya.

Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker) – In his novel Max Havelaar of de koffieveilingen der Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (Max Havelaar or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company; ) the Dutch writer Multatuli offered a critical description of the colony of the Netherlands Indies (present-day Indonesia).

This novel hails as the most important work of Dutch literature, and. There is an interesting contemporary statue of 19th-century Dutch writer Eduard Douwes Dekker (Multatuli) at Torensluis bridge crossing over the Singel River in Amsterdam.

This is the work of Dutch sculptor Hans Bayens and was erected in upon the th anniversary of the Location: Torensluis, 1 Bridge, Amsterdam, North Holland Province.

That the book also has enduring literary strengths is somewaht accidental. Beyond its short term impact on Dutch and other European readers, the works of Multatuli had an extraordinary effect on the subsequent development of Indonesian literature and s: Multatuli has 62 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Multatuli’s most popular book is Max Havelaar, or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company. Simon(e) Van Saarloos, a Dutch writer and commentator on L.G.B.T. issues, said that the book had been so successful in the Netherlands because it gave new perspectives on themes explored regularly.

A book that makes you laugh and cringe at the same time. Max Havelaar, or the Coffee Auctions of the Dutch Trading Company by Multatuli Max Havelaar is a civil servant in the Dutch East Indies who, appalled at the cruelty and corruption of Dutch colonial rule, writes an inflammatory book about what he has witnessed.

jaar van Multatuli. This past February, the king inaugurated the year of Multatuli to commemorate years of his birth. There will be several activities throughout the year organised by the Multatuli Genootschap or the Multatuli Society.

The inauguration by King Willem-Alexander already started the conversation with a great article in the Volkskrant by the Dutch writer Arnon Grunberg. Multatuli (), born Eduard Douwes Dekker in Amsterdam, was one of the Netherlands' greatest traveled to the Dutch East Indies inand had a number of government jobs until resigning from his position as assistant commissioner of Lebak, Java, inwhen his efforts to protect the Javanese people from their own chiefs were not supported by the colonial government.

‘Portrait of Dutch writer Multatuli’ was created in by Felix Vallotton in Art Nouveau (Modern) style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at – best visual art database. Amsterdam» Museums» Multatuli Museum.

Multatuli Museum in Amsterdam. In a modest patrician house at one of the small streets of Old Amsterdam centre, there is a museum dedicated to one of the most celebrated Dutch writers. Eduard Douwes Dekker, who took the penname Multatuli, was born here in as the fourth child of the Dutch ship captain.

About Max Havelaar. A fierce indictment of colonialism, Max Havelaar is a masterpiece of Dutch literature based on the author’s own experience as an adminstrator in the Dutch East Indies in the s.

A brilliantly inventive fiction that is also a work of burning political outrage, Max Havelaar tells the story of a renegade Dutch colonial administrator’s ultimately unavailing struggle to.Multatuli: | | | |Multatuli| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.

Writer Eduard Douwes Dekker, also known as Multatuli is one of the most important Dutch author of the 19th century. I read the novel Max Havelaar. Around this statue on the bridge there are a couple of great cafes with terraces TripAdvisor reviews.