Shadow Play

Written By Sheri Lynn Gibbings
Shadow Play
  • Publsiher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 20 August 2021
  • ISBN : 1487525729
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Shadow Play

Shadow Play
  • Author : Sheri Lynn Gibbings
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-20
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Shadow Play examines how members of the urban underclass in Indonesia seek to negotiate their rights to urban space in a country undergoing significant social, political, and economic change....

Shadow Play

Shadow Play
  • Author : John Harrison
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2016-05-27
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Shadow Play is the spellbinding continuation of the story started in Shadow Dance. This second book of the Shadow Saga carries the adventure to a whole new level of danger and intrigue! The next steps of the prophecy are moving toward fruition and the world hangs in the balance. Dark ...

Shadow Play

Shadow Play
  • Author : Rajorshi Chakraborti
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-20
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : An international conspiracy thriller in the vein of The Parallax View— a Salman Rushdie-esque figure uses his latest novel to explain his own disappearance after a journalist's murder Raj Chakraborti, internationally renowned novelist and commentator, has disappeared from public view. What's worse, the police want to question him about the ...

Tall Tree Nest of the Wind The Javanese Shadow play Dewa Ruci Performed by Ki Anom Soeroto

Tall Tree  Nest of the Wind  The Javanese Shadow play Dewa Ruci Performed by Ki Anom Soeroto
  • Author : Bernard Arps
  • Publisher : NUS Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-18
  • Total pages : 648
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Javanese shadow puppetry is a sophisticated dramatic form, often felt to be at the heart of Javanese culture, drawing on classic texts but with important contemporary resonance in fields like religion and politics. How to make sense of the shadow-play as a form of world-making? In Tall Tree, Nest of ...

Chinese Shadow Theatre

Chinese Shadow Theatre
  • Author : Fan Pen Li Chen
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 2007-06-21
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : In her study of Chinese shadow theatre Fan Pen Li Chen documents and corrects misconceptions about this once-popular art form. Drawing on extensive research and fieldwork, she argues that these plays served a mainly religious function during the Qing dynasty and that the appeal of women warrior characters reflected the ...

Arabic Shadow Theatre 1300 1900

Arabic Shadow Theatre 1300 1900
  • Author : Li Guo
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2020-08-17
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : This handbook aims at a history of Arabic shadow theatre from the earliest sightings in the tenth century to the turn of the twentieth century. At the core is an analytical documentation of all the known textual remnants and the preserved artifacts of this rich and still living tradition....

Dancing with the Spirits of Shadowplay

Dancing with the Spirits of Shadowplay
  • Author : Bonnie Breuilly-Pike
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2012-11-05
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : No matter what the faith or season of the year, all human beings seek everyday epiphanies; occasions when we can experience the sacred and the beautiful in the absolute ordinary. In doing so, we come to an awakening that we cannot afford to throw away even one more "unimportant" day ...

Javanese Shadow Plays Javanese Selves

Javanese Shadow Plays  Javanese Selves
  • Author : Ward Keeler
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-14
  • Total pages : 308
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of the Javanese shadow play nor its musical complexity detracts from its wide popularity. By a context-sensitive analysis of shadow-play performances, Ward Keeler shows that they fascinate so many people in Java because they dramatize consistent Javanese concerns ...

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture
  • Author : Sin-wai Chan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-20
  • Total pages : 424
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing areas such as China studies, cultural studies, cultural management, and more ...

The Asian Shadow Play

The Asian Shadow Play
  • Author : J. Tilakasiri
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 259
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Comprehensive study of shadow puppetry in several Asian countries as well as the Middle East, Europe, England and America....

Dimensions of Shadow Play in Malay Civilisation

Dimensions of Shadow Play in Malay Civilisation
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 121
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Download or read online Dimensions of Shadow Play in Malay Civilisation written by , published by which was released on 2006. Get Dimensions of Shadow Play in Malay Civilisation Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Hong Kong Cinema

Hong Kong Cinema
  • Author : Law Kar,Frank Bren,Sam Ho
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 377
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : This cross cultural study of Hong Kong cinema looks at Eastern and Western influences upon the medium and examines its development compared to film industries of mainland China and Southeast Asia. The book spans the 20th century, focusing on a number of key elements, including the changing image of women ...

Roma in the Medieval Islamic World

Roma in the Medieval Islamic World
  • Author : Kristina Richardson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-11-18
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : In Middle Eastern cities as early as the mid-8th century, the Sons of Sasan begged, trained animals, sold medicinal plants and potions, and told fortunes. They captivated the imagination of Arab writers and playwrights, who immortalized their strange ways in poems, plays, and the Thousand and One Nights. Using ...

Staging Cultural Encounters

Staging Cultural Encounters
  • Author : Jane E. Goodman
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-06
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Staging Cultural Encounters tells stories about performances of cultural encounter and cultural exchange during the US tour of the Algerian theater troupe Istijmam Culturelle in 2016. Jane E. Goodman follows the Algerian theater troupe as they prepare for and then tour the U.S. under the auspices of the Center Stage ...

A Matter of Fate

A Matter of Fate
  • Author : Dalya Cohen-Mor
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-05-03
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1487525729
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Summary : Dalya Cohen-Mor examines the evolution of the concept of fate in the Arab world through readings of religious texts, poetry, fiction, and folklore. She contends that belief in fate has retained its vitality and continues to play a pivotal role in the Arabs' outlook on life and their social psychology. ...