Hegemonic Culture and Subaltern: A Compromised Veil in Indonesian Islamic Popular Novel

Authors

  • Rosmah Tami University of Gadjah Mada
  • Faruk Faruk University of Gadjah Mada
  • Ida Rochani Adi University of Gadjah Mada

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21512/lc.v11i1.1729

Keywords:

hegemonic culture, subaltern, negotiation, contestation, Islamic novel

Abstract

This research was based on the powerful function of the aesthetics in the society. Novel as an art work also functioned as an arena in which ideologies contest and negotiate. The research intended to show a mechanism underlining novel to have a significant hegemonic role. The material object was taken from Islamic popular novel namely “Ketika Mas Gagah Pergi dan Kembali”. The formal object was the negotiation of ideology which focused on the contact between intellectual and subaltern leading to the formation of a new compromised cultural practice. By applying the theory of hegemony in discussing the contestation and negotiation of ideologies in the novel, it is found that the contestation and negotiation between hegemonic and subaltern ideology lead to the occurrence of a compromise between the interest of the intellectual and the subaltern. The interest of the subaltern is based on the nostalgia of the past and fear or uncertain condition of future which lay in the domain of imagination that structures the novel.

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Author Biographies

Rosmah Tami, University of Gadjah Mada

Department of Literary Studies, Faculty of Cultural Studies

Faruk Faruk, University of Gadjah Mada

Department of Literary Studies, Faculty of Cultural Studies

Ida Rochani Adi, University of Gadjah Mada

Department of Literary Studies, Faculty of Cultural Studies

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