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

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

Matthew Isaac Cohen

Published June 17th 2011
ISBN : 9789798083709
Paperback
292 pages
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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 diverseMoreThe 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 SastrosuwondhoEditors: Matthew Isaac Cohen and John H. McGlynnTranslators: John H. McGlynn, Keith Foulcher, Matthew Isaac Cohen