The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 3

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 3

Summary: Beginning in the mid-1960s, Indonesian theater implicated itself in national politics as a critique of prevailing social conditions. The plays in this volume, dating from 1965 to 1998, provide a window into a society in transition caught between the legacy of tradition, the challenge of repression and censorship, and a strong desire for democratization. Price: USD 9.99 Author/Editor: Cobina Gillitt Publisher: The Lontar Foundation ISBN: 978-988-15161-4-5 Buy: Paperback: Amazon Barnes & Noble Book Depository E-books:...

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The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 2

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 2

Summary: This volume looks at the styles and issues that characterized Indonesian national theater from the 1920s to the 1960s. Just governance, women’s rights, endemic poverty, and corruption are just a few of the themes taken up by Indonesian playwrights of the tumultuous four decades between the rise of nationalism and the overthrow Indonesia’s first president, Sukarno, in 1965. Price: USD 9.99 Author/Editor: Michael Bodden Publisher: The Lontar Foundation ISBN: 978-988-15161-7-6 Buy: Paperback: Amazon Barnes & Noble Book Depository E-books: Amazon...

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The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 1

The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Drama Vol. 1

Summary: Born in the late 19th century, Indonesian popular theater addressed the mass urban audience. This new theater was fast paced; some plays were escapist, others nationalistic. This volume presents the diverse genres that make up that theater: Middle Eastern influenced komedi stambul; Chinese-Indonesian “charity operas,” realist social drama, nationalist drama, and Jakarta folk theater. Price: USD 9.99 Author/Editor: Matthew Issac Cohen Publisher: The Lontar Foundation ISBN: 978-988-15161-3-8 Buy: Paperback: Amazon Barnes & Noble Book Depository   E-books: Amazon...

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