The origins, development and background or randai, the folk theatre of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, Indonesia, is outlined in this scholarly study.  The martial arts story telling and songs incorporated in randai are described, and the recent use of female performers and modern stage techniques discussed.  With glossary, photographs, bibliography and index.

Theater and Martial Arts in West Sumatra

SKU: 027587
$57.43Price
  • ISBN

    0896802051
  • Authors

    Pauka, Kirstin
  • Extent

    267
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    1998
  • Publisher

    Ohio University Press

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