2nd Workshop on Language, Literature and Society for Education

Research Article

The Discourse of Cyber Literature in Indonesia

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.21-12-2018.2282796,
        author={Fitri Merawati and Iis Suwartini},
        title={The Discourse of Cyber Literature in Indonesia},
        proceedings={2nd Workshop on Language, Literature and Society for Education},
        keywords={foucault cyber literature indonesia},
  • Fitri Merawati
    Iis Suwartini
    Year: 2019
    The Discourse of Cyber Literature in Indonesia
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.21-12-2018.2282796
Fitri Merawati1,*, Iis Suwartini1
  • 1: University of Ahmad Dahlan
*Contact email: fitri_merawati@yahoo.co.id


This research describes the discourse of cyber literature in Indonesian using the theories of Michel Foucault's discourse. This research is describes research. The subjects is cyber literature. Data is collected by engineering literature and observation. The analysis process is performed by applying the method of excavation. The analisyst showes that cyber in the arguments for and against cyber literature found in the various discourses on the subject, a continuity and discontinuity related to cyber literature in Indonesia is evident. Continuity is evident in the position of the authors, who have the same rights as creators whether they be amateurs or professionals; the definition of cyber literature and genres of cyber literature; and the position of readers, who have the opportunity to communicate and be immediately involved with writers and works of cyber literature. Discontinuity is evidenced in the Indonesian literary culture’s rejection of the canonicity of cyber literature, which has limited the growth of cyber literature as a literary form in Indonesia