Kartini: The Complete Writings, 1898-1904

Kartini: The Complete Writings, 1898-1904

Edited and translated by Joost Coté

In Indonesia, the legacy of Raden Ajeng Kartini (1879–1904) is celebrated on Kartini Day, 21 April, every year. Around the world Kartini is recognised as a major figure in the history of the advancement of women, their education and emancipation.
The product of several decades’ study and based on archival sources, Kartini is extensively annotated and provided with an authoritative historical introduction by one of the world’s leading Kartini authorities.

The author Joost Coté talks to Waleed Ali about Kartini’s work – ABC Radio – interview 9 Oct.

Joost was a guest at this year’s Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

Kartini is published by Monash University Publishing: