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Title From Lak eastwards : the Rmyaa in the literature and visual arts of Indonesia / edited by Andrea Acri, Helen Creese, Arlo Griffiths.

Imprint Leiden : KITLV Press, 2011.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 259 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file rda
Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 247
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 247.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on Nov. 17, 2011).
Contents Part I: Old Javanese Kakawin and the Kakawin Rmyaa. Hymns of Praise in Kakawins: The Rmyaa and Other Examples / Stuart Robson -- Poetic Conventions as Opposed to Conventional Poetry? : A Place for kavisamaya-di in Comparative Kvya/Kakawin Studies / Wesley Michel -- Figures of Repetition (yamaka) in the Bhaikvya, the Raghuvaa, the iwagha Inscription and the Kakawin Rmyaa / Thomas M. Hunter -- More on Birds, Ascetics and Kings in Central Java: Kakavin Rmyaa, 24.111-115 and 25.19-22 / Andrea Acri -- Rmyaa Traditions in Bali / Helen Creese -- The Old Javanese Kapiparwa and a Recent Balinese Painting / Adrian Vickers -- Part II: The Ramayana at Candi Prambanan and Candi Panataran. Imagine Lakapura at Prambanan / Arlo Griffiths -- The Grand Finale: The Uttaraka of the Loro Jonggrang Temple Complex / Cecelia Levin -- The Causeway Episode of the Prambanan: Rmyaa Reexamined / Roy Jordaan -- Hanuman, the Flying Monkey: The symbolism of the Rmyaa Reliefs at the Main Temple of Cai Panataran / Lydia Kieven.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-251) and index.
Language English.
Summary The Kakawin Ramayana , arguably the oldest Old Javanese epic text in Indic metres (circa 9th century AD), holds a unique position in the literary heritage of Indonesia. The poem has retained a remarkable vitality through the centuries in the Archipelago, inspiring many forms of artistic expression not only in the domain of literature but also in the visual and performing arts, from the reliefs of the majestic Central Javanese temples to modern puppet-show performances. Displaying a virtuoso array of metrical patterns, the Kakawin Ramayana is among the very few Old Javanese texts for which a specific Sanskrit prototype has been identified, namely the difficult poem Bhattikavya (circa 7th century AD), itself a version of the great Ramayana epic ascribed to Valmiki (circa 6th-1st century BC). The Old Javanese poem is an original and skillful work of re-elaboration that documents a fascinating interaction between cultural elements of the Sanskritic tradition with those indigenous to the Javanese setting. The studies included in this volume, written by experts in a wide range of disciplines, focus on disparate aspects of the Kakawin Ramayana and the constellation of cultural phenomena revolving around it, providing the reader with a key to the understanding of the rich Old Javanese textual heritage and the transcultural intellectual dynamics that contributed to shaping the cultural heritage of Indonesia up to the present. With contributions from Andrea Acri, Helen Creese, Arlo Griffiths, Thomas Hunter, Roy Jordaan, Lydia Kieven, Cecelia Levin, Wesley Michel, Stuart Robson and Adrian Vickers, this book is the result of a workshop held at the KITLV branch in Jakarta on May 26th-28th 2009 and supported by the Australia-Netherlands Research Collaboration, the École Française d'Extrême-Orient, and the Stichting J. Gonda Fonds. Full text (Open Access).
Subject Râmâyaa (Old Javanese kakawin)
Râmâyaa (Old Javanese kakawin) (OCoLC)fst01363137
Kakawin Ramayana
Arts -- Indonesia.
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Arts. (OCoLC)fst00817721
Indonesia. (OCoLC)fst01209242
Languages & Literatures.
Philosophy & Religion.
Austronesian, Papuan & Australian Languages & Literatures.
Arts -- Indonésie.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Epen (teksten)
Added Author Acri, Andrea, 1981-
Creese, Helen, 1955-
Griffiths, Arlo.
Added Title Rmyaa in the literature and visual arts of Indonesia
Other Form: Print version: From Lak eastwards. Leiden : KITLV Press, 2011 9067183849 9789067183840 (OCoLC)765821302
ISBN 9789004253766 (electronic bk.)
9004253769 (electronic bk.)
1299784151 (electronic bk.)
9781299784154 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.1163/9789004253766 DOI
AU@ 000053001718
AU@ 000061170096
GBVCP 1014944228

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