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  • Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali
  • Helen Creese
  • English
  • 04 March 2019
  • 9780765601599

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SUMMARY ½ Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali Helen Creese ↠ 0 SUMMARY SUMMARY Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali In this fascinating study the lives and s of women in one of the least understood but most densely populated areas of the world are unveiled through the eyes of generations of court poets For than a millennium the poets of the Indic courts of Java and Bali composed epic kakawin poems in which they recreated the court environment where they and their royal patrons lived Major themes in this poetry form include war love and marriage It is a rich source for the cultural and social history of Indonesia S.

SUMMARY Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And BaliWomen Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali

SUMMARY ½ Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali Helen Creese ↠ 0 SUMMARY SUMMARY Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali Nd years these royal courts were major patrons of the arts The court sponsored epic works that have survived provide an ongoing literary testimony to the cultural and social concerns of court society from its ealiest recorded history until its demise at the end of the nineteenth century This study examines the idealized images of women and sexuality that have pervaded Javanese and Balinese culture and provides insights into a number of cultural practices such as sati or bela self immolation of widows.

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SUMMARY ½ Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali Helen Creese ↠ 0 SUMMARY SUMMARY Women Of The Kakawin World Marriage And Sexuality In The Indic Courts Of Java And Bali Till being produced in Bali today kakawin remain of interest and relevance to Balinese cultural and religious identities This book draws on the epic kakawin poetry tradition to examine the institutions of courtship and marriage in the Indic courts Its primary purpose is to explore the experiences of women belonging to the kakawin world although the texts by nature reveal about the discourses concerning women sexuality and gender than of the historical experiences of individual women For over a thousa.