Proceedings of the First International Seminar on Languare, Literature, Culture and Education, ISLLCE, 15-16 November 2019, Kendari, Indonesia

Research Article

Intersecting Islamic and Chinese Cultural Values as A Modal of Production of Assalamualaikum Beijing Novel Written by Asma Nadia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.15-11-2019.2296236,
        author={Helius  Udaya and Emzir  Emzir and Aceng  Rahmat},
        title={Intersecting Islamic and Chinese Cultural Values as A Modal of Production of Assalamualaikum Beijing Novel Written by Asma Nadia},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First International Seminar on Languare, Literature, Culture and Education, ISLLCE, 15-16 November 2019, Kendari, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISLLCE},
        year={2020},
        month={6},
        keywords={chinese modal culture islamic intersection},
        doi={10.4108/eai.15-11-2019.2296236}
    }
    
  • Helius Udaya
    Emzir Emzir
    Aceng Rahmat
    Year: 2020
    Intersecting Islamic and Chinese Cultural Values as A Modal of Production of Assalamualaikum Beijing Novel Written by Asma Nadia
    ISLLCE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.15-11-2019.2296236
Helius Udaya1,*, Emzir Emzir1, Aceng Rahmat1
  • 1: Universitas Dayanu Ikhsanuddin Baubau, Sulawesi Tenggara, Indonesia
*Contact email: heliusudaya@unj.ac.id

Abstract

Islamic-themed novel in the twenty first century got its spirit in the production of Indonesian popular literature. This study purposed to dsection of Islamic and Chinese cultural values in Assalamualaikum Beijing novel written by Asma Nadia. Theory that used in this study was sosiologi of literature proposed by Pierre Bourdieu and data analyzed through descriptevely-interpretive way. This study found that Asma Nadia as a writer of this novel is intersecting Islamic and Chinese cultural atrributes in the novel Assalamualaikum Beijing by ,first, presenting the new formula of protagist character. Chinese male character as protaginist and Indonesian muslim male character as antagonist. Intersection process then is just merely a strategic and positional than essential towards a difference among communities. The intersection of Islam and Chinese cultural values in this novel can not take apart from the habitus of the author. Asma Nadia as the author of the novel is Indonesian born Chinese person. It seems that, through this novel, the author creates a distinction by intersecting Indonesian-Islamic values to specify herself as Islamic genre writer with global mindset. This is become the hallmark of the novel that posited Asma Nadia in the midst of the contestation of Indonesia literature and lead to the commercial profit.