GAMBARAN DIRI ANDREA HIRATA DALAM NOVEL EDENSOR: KONSEP TRAVEL WRITING CARL THOMPSON

https://doi.org/10.22146/poetika.10425

Arie Azhari Nasution(1*)

(1) Sastra Indonesia Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


This research is about to review the self-image in the novel by Andrea Hirata, Edensor, which tells the story of his travels around Europe and some African countries as a form of travel writing. To discover how Andrea Hirata write and illustrate the discovery of spaces as a form of a report from the places he visited and how he positioned himself as a traveler, used the theory of  travel writing Carl Thompson to identify novel Edensor from concept Reporting The World, Revealing The Self, and Representing The Other. As a  result, Andrea Hirata identified as a romantic traveler who tends to give a picture of himsel fas an autobiography and more to self-awareness (self-consciously) displayed in each trip made because the motivation to find himself. Moreover, he recognizes himself as inferior to the West because he comes from the East.

Keywords: Andrea Hirata, Edensor, Travel Writing, Postcolonial Studies, Travel, Self-Image




References

Faruk. 2007. Belenggu Pasca-Kolonial. Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Hirata, Andrea. 2008. Edensor. Yogyakarta: Bentang.

Said, Edward W. 2010. Orientalisme. Yogyakarta: Pustaka Pelajar.

Thompson, Carl. 2011. Travel Writing. London and New York: Routledge.

Sumber Internet

http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edensor



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/poetika.10425

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