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Mpu Monaguna's Sumanasantaka free pdf "Mpu Monaguna's early thirteenth century epic poem Sumanasantaka is a vernacular rendering of Kalidasa's story of Prince Aja and Princess Indumati told in the Raghuvamsa. In it the poet exploits his source narrative to describe and comment on the Javanese world of his times. In Mpu Monaguna's Sumanasantaka the authors offer an edited text and translation of Mpu Monaguna's epic kakawin and extensive commentary on the editing of the manuscripts and history of the poem and its story, the relationship between the Old Javanese poem and Kalidasa's Raghuvamsa, the way in which the poem imagines the lived environment of ancient Java in the early thirteenth century and Balinese painted representations of the story of Prince Aja and Princess Indumati"--

About Peter Worsley

Peter Worsley, Ph.D. (1972), University of Leiden, is Professor Emeritus attached to the Department of Indonesian Studies at that university. He has published books and articles on the literary and art history of ancient Java and Bali. S. Supomo, PhD (1971), Australian National University, is Research Associate attached to Island Southeast Asia at that university. He has published edited and translated Old Javanese epic poems and articles on ancient Javanese literature, including Bharatayuddha, (1993). Thomas M. Hunter, Ph.D. (1988), The University of Michigan, is a Lecturer in Indonesian and Sanskrit Languages at The University of British Columbia. He has published many articles, book chapters and translations on the ancient literature of Java and Bali. Margaret Fletcher, PhD (2003), University of Sydney. Margaret has an established reputation as an editor and translator of Old Javanese literary works. She has edited and translated the Kidung Wargasari and the Kakawin Anang Nirartha.

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Author : Peter Worsley
Publisher : Brill
Data Published : 11 July 2013
ISBN : 9004252037
EAN : 9789004252035
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 714 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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