The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 1

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 1 : Plays for the Popular Stage

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The popular stages of urban Indonesia offer windows on inter-ethnic cultural obsessions and signs of participation in global trends. This volume brings together representative plays from the 1890s until the 1960s. It includes examples of the diverse genres that make up Indonesian popular theater: komedi stambul, opera derma, tonil, sandiwara and lenong.

Authors: H. Krafft, Lie Kom Hok, Kwee Tek Hoay, Astaman, Andjar Asmara, Kotot Soekardi, D. Suradji, Suryosumanto and Soemantri Sastrosuwondho

Editors: Matthew Isaac Cohen and John H. McGlynn

Translators: John H. McGlynn, Keith Foulcher, Matthew Isaac Cohen
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  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 431g
  • English
  • 9798083709
  • 9789798083709
  • 1,736,724

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