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Javanese shadow puppets

Author: Ward Keeler
Publisher: Singapore ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1992.
Series: Images of Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pandhu crowned king - Wayang in Javanese society - The repertoire of stories and the structure of the performance - What might Wayang mean? - An ancient art form in the modern world.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Keeler, Ward.
Javanese shadow puppets.
Singapore ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)623331618
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ward Keeler
ISBN: 0195885856 9780195885859
OCLC Number: 25551715
Description: vii, 72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1. Pandhu Crowned King --
2. Wayang in Javanese Society --
3. The Repertoire of Stories and the Structure of the Performance --
4. What Might Wayang Mean? --
5. An Ancient Art Form in the Modern World.
Series Title: Images of Asia.
Responsibility: Ward Keeler.
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Few art forms in the world appear as exotic as Javanese shadow plays. Manipulating flat leather puppets that cast shadows upon a screen, one man controls all of their movements and takes all of their  Read more...

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