International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Violence against Woman in Modern Javanese Fiction: A Study of New Historicism

The purpose of this research are to describe social practices of violence to woman in modern Javanese fiction, the causes of violence to woman and the ideology which is supported by Javanese fiction text. New Historicism theory is used to reveal violence practice to woman. The theory assumed that there is a reciprocity relationship between texts and literature terms, revealing the roots of matter and giving attention to marginal group, the woman. This research is qualitative research. The resources of this research are modern Javanese literature work in novel and serialize which published around 2001-2010. There are two kinds of research data; they are teks and conteks data. Data analysis uses content analysis. The result of this research shows that there are five social practices violence to woman themes in modern Javanese fiction such as sexual harassment, obscenity, rape, infidelity and abandoned. The all five social practices of violence to woman above rooted to patriarchy system which is adopted by Javanese society. Feminism ideology supported by modern Javanese fiction text in violence themes. The figure of woman who crushed of violence could rise and begin an independent live.

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