Voices of the Puppet Masters : The Wayang Golek Theater of Indonesia

Berbert, Mimi with Nur S Rahardjo

ISBN 10: 0824825543 / ISBN 13: 9780824825546
Editorial: Lontar Foundaton / Univeristy of Hawaii Press, Jakarta and Honolulu, 2002
Usado Condición: VG/VG Encuadernación de tapa dura
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A lovely book on a fascinating subject, beautifully produced and illustrated. Lightest of wear to book, jacket edgeworn with several small tears with accompanying creasing on the rear panel. A large and heavy book, special shipping considerations may apply. 249 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 31212

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Título: Voices of the Puppet Masters : The Wayang ...

Editorial: Lontar Foundaton / Univeristy of Hawaii Press, Jakarta and Honolulu

Año de publicación: 2002

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:VG/VG

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Edición: First Edition.

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Based on five years of research in Indonesia, this beautifully photographed and illustrated record of Java's master puppeteers and carvers documents the traditions and stories of the centuries-old wayang golek theater. Herbert, an American printmaker and scholar of South Asia, offers an overview of the art form, in which performances blending myth and history last for many hours accompanied by song and gamelan orchestra. Another 10 chapters describe the experiences and philosophy of individual puppet masters and their favorite wayang stories of love, vengeance, and the supernatural. Wide format: 10.25x10.5<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author:

Mimi Herbert is an exhibiting graphic artist, sculptor, and printmaker. She lived in Indonesia from 1990-1995.

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