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Like historian Darren C. Zook states: MLN But to what extent can Max Havelaar still be considered as a key postcolonial text? Like intellectual Moore states: Multatuli made the world aware of the important conflict between the Dutch ethical ideals and Dutch colonialism.
Besides that, there are Multatuli- journals, a Multatuli-encyclopaedia, a Multatuli-statue in Amsterdam and a Multatuli-Museum in the Netherlands. Fair Trade coffee is even known in the Netherlands as Max Havelaar coffee. Above that, Multatuli was officially canonised as an icon of the Dutch colonial guilt and bad conscience in Above that, the Dutch Society for Literature put Max Havelaar at the top of the literary canon in the Netherlands in According to postcolonial theorist Reinier Salverda, the novel had when it was first published two great ways of influence.
On the one hand, the novel became the bible for many officials in the Colonial Civil Service. But on the other hand, Max Havelaar inspired a long tradition of radical anti-colonialism in both Indonesia and the Netherlands.
PMLA, Furnivall, Netherlands India. A Study of Plural economy Cambridge , The novel can therefore better be seen as more important to the contemporary political sphere.
We can namely argue that the subject of the colonial drama in Java described in Max Havelaar is now being replayed on world scale in for instance the textile industry. Fasseur, The Politics of Colonial Exploitation. He pointed out that the Indonesians are next to different from the Dutch, also similar to them. It also became clear that more postcolonial theories can be found in the novel.
To what extent the aiming of Multatuli to challenge the way in which the Dutch saw the Indonesians was successful, is a more difficult question. Even though it is said that the novel created a gulf of awareness in the Netherlands and that it had a lot of influence on the Dutch colonial regime in the Dutch Indies, there can be 45 Idem, Laundry an G.
Maclean ed. But despite this, the novel remains a literary masterpiece in Dutch history. Next to that, the novel has served as an example for contemporary postcolonial theorists in critically analysing colonialism and its effects through narrative structures. Max Havelaar can therefore be considered as a key postcolonial text. Bibliography Buikema, R. Fasseur, C. Furnivall, Cf. A Study of Plural economy Cambridge Hermans, T.
Immerzeel, B. McLeod, J. Moore, D. Nieuwenhuys, R. Salverda, R. Spivak, G. Zook, D.
Related Papers. Multatuli Museum-Opening Speech February By Peter B Carey. By Adam Clulow and Nicholas Herriman. By Tony Day. By Kathryn Pentecost. History Outline Indo Project.
Download file. Remember me on this computer. Enter the email address you signed up with and we'll email you a reset link. At the very end of the novel Multatuli himself takes the pen and the book culminates in a denunciation of Dutch colonial policies and a plea to the king of the Netherlands to intervene on behalf of his Indonesian subjects. Film version[ edit ] The novel was filmed in by Fons Rademakers as part of a Dutch-Indonesian partnership.
The film Max Havelaar was not allowed to be shown in Indonesia until During his life Dekker published six press-editions of Max Havelaar in the Netherlands, with three different publishers. In addition, Dekker made a significant contribution to the first translation of the book in English. After Dekker's death, the book was reprinted many times.
The text in the reprints, that now can be found in bookstores is sometimes based on the version of , sometimes on the handwritten manuscript, and increasingly, based on the fifth edition of , the last to be revised by the author.
Three days earlier, on May 14, the book had already been made available. The books were sold for 4 guilders, a large amount for the time.
The page layout and all lines were identical, so it seemed that it was printed from the same type used for the first edition.
The book appeared again in two parts. The first part on 8 November , the second part on 22 November. The exact size of the edition is unknown, but was probably between and copies. The price for both parts was again 4 guilders.
Appearance and typography of the book are identical and the title page still mentions 'Second Edition'. The book, however, was printed for the third time. The number of copies is unknown. Appearance and typography of the book are identical and the title page still mentions 'Second Edition'. The book, however, was printed for the third time. The double pressure could be identified with a printer's error in rule 5 of the first chapter: The reason for this sneaky edition can only be guessed.
The number of copies is unknown. Given the investment required in new matter will certainly not have skied the number of copies for the earlier editions.
From 12 March was also the book for sale in Netherlands. This has been the first edition made in cooperation with the author. Nahuys mentioned he used the original manuscript.
But this manuscript was still with the editor of the first edition, De Ruyter. In De Ruyter sold his copyright for guilders. The text-source for this edition was the double-edition of the second-edition: The mistake in that edition remains: Now there was a cheap edition of the book, but Douwes Dekker had no part anymore in the sales and did not get income out of it.
On top of this, he had no possibility at all to add or change anything inside the text. This is the first edition, done in cooperation with the author. In it many mistakes and alterations in the first edition could be taken away.
Dekker added also a lot of comments to the text, to explain his attentions. Second and last edition in cooperation with the author. Of this edition there have been 4 variants found, in the type at the press some changes were made, on both sides of the leaf.
The already printed papers, were not thrown away, but were still used. Combining 2 different leaves makes 4 combinations possible.
Copies of all 4 combinations have been identified. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about the novel. For other uses, see Max Havelaar disambiguation. Novels portal. The New York Times Magazine. April