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Art in Indonesia : continuities and change

Author: Claire Holt
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holt, Claire.
Art in Indonesia.
Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [1967]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Holt
ISBN: 0801401887 9780801401886
OCLC Number: 914024
Description: xvii, 355 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Note on transcription, orthography, and place names --
Introduction --
Part I: The heritage. Some prehistoric roots ; The impact of Indian influences ; The emergence of new styles --
Part II: Living traditions. The dance ; The Wayang world ; Dance drama ; Bali's plastic arts : traditions in flux --
Part III: Modern art. The setting ; The great debate --
Conclusion --
Appendix I: Synopses of epics and stories. A. The Ramayana ; B. The Mahabharata ; C. The Ardjuna Wiwaha ; D. A Pandji romance ; E. The Damar Wulan legend --
Appendix II: The performing arts in ancient records and literature. A. Eight inscriptions from Java ; B. Excerpts from Old Javanese literature --
Appendix III: Eight Wayang Lakons. A. Kartawiyoga, a shadow play ; B. Singangemhara, a shadow play ; C. Anuman Duta, a dance drama ; D. Pregiwa-Pregiwati, a dance drama ; E. Djaka Pendjaring, a mask-play ; F. Kuda Narawangsa, a mask-play ; G. The wedding of Sekar Tadji and Pandji, narrative scrolls ; H. Damar Wulan the Grasscutter, dance-opera Langendriya --
Appendix IV: Biographical sketches.
Responsibility: by Claire Holt.
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