Paperback reissue of the 1970 study of wayang kulit, the Javanese shadow theatre. The context, and methods of shadow-puppetry are overviewed, followed by translations of three plays drawn from the Ramayana sagas. Production and stage commentary as well as dialogue is given. With colour and black-and-white illustrations, glossary, bibliography and index.
On Thrones of Gold : Three Javanese Shadow Plays
AuthorsBrandon, James R (ed.)
PublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press