The Mystical Elements in Javanese Short Stories as a Local Wisdom Manifestation

Nurmillah Kamilah, Turita Indah Setyani

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This study examined the mystical elements of five critacekak(cerkak) (short stories) in the Panjebar Semangat magazine in 2011. This research aims to reveal the Javanese belief about mysticism in the collection of cerkak Alaming Lelembut in Panjebar Semangat. This research is qualitative with the interpretive method and objective approach. This study is expected to provide an overview of Javanese mysticismand to add references to the Javanese literary research. The results of this study conclude that the mystical elements within the five cerkak of Panjebar Semangat in 2011 have proven the existence of the belief onmysticism still inherent in the Javanese society and provide a description of mysticism in the Javanese society that is still relevant to the present.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012064
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2018
EventInternational Conference on Industrial Technology for Sustainable Development 2017, ICon-ITSD 2017 - Makassar, Indonesia
Duration: 25 Oct 201726 Oct 2017


  • Javanese local wisdom
  • Mystical element
  • cerkakAlamingLelembut


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