Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror

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New Directions Publishing, 1989 - Poetry - 160 pages
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A devastating revelation of violence, exploitation, and corrupt politics, Coming to Jakarta derives its title from the role played by the CIA, banks, and oil companies in the 1965 slaughter of more than half a million Indonesians.
  

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This poem got me into writed mixed genre and academic poetry. Very powerful way to portray truth. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
17
Section 3
65
Section 4
89
Section 5
90
Section 6
90
Section 7
91
Section 8
143
Section 9
151
Section 10
157
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Peter Dale Scott: Bibliography
A.8b Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror. New York: New Directions, 1989. A.8c Terjadi di Jakarta: sebuah puisi tentang teror. A translation into Bahasa ...
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Peter Dale Scott: The Meeting of Poetry, Prose, and Politics - Vive
Scott is best known for his trilogy, Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror (1988), Listening to the Candle: A Poem on Impulse (1992) and Minding the ...
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The Shifting Sand of a Son=s Radical Faith in Peter Dale Scott=s ...
publication of Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror in 1988. The first part. of a trilogy given the title >Seculum= with the publication of the third part ...
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Vehicule Press - Titles - Murmur of the Stars by Peter Dale Scott
Peter Dale Scott's Coming to Jakarta: A Poem About Terror was a Governor-General's Award finalist and Listening to the Candle: A Poem on Impulse was listed ...
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Jason Boulet - "I believe in enmindment": Enlightenments, Taoism ...
Coming to Jakarta: A Poem about Terror. Toronto: mcclelland and Stewart 1988. Deep Politics and the Death of JFK. Berkeley: University of California Press ...
muse.jhu.edu/ journals/ university_of_toronto_quarterly/ v075/ 75.4boulet.html

New Directions Publishing Corp. Records: Guide.
Harvard University Library OASIS: Online Archival Search Information System, Frames Version · Questions or Comments Copyright Statement ...
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About the author (1989)

Peter Dale Scott is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of "Cocaine Politics: Drugs, Armies, and the CIA in Central America" (1993) and "Deep Politics and the Death of JFK "(1996), both from UC Press.

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