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