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

SKU: 003195
$56.00Price
  • ISBN

    0824814258
  • Authors

    Brandon, James R (ed.)
  • Extent

    407
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    1993
  • Publisher

    University of Hawaii Press

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