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...
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 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...