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dc.contributor.authorRobson, Stuart
dc.date.accessioned2011-04-11 00:00:00
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T15:22:29Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T15:22:29Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier376975
dc.identifierOCN: 696489377en_US
dc.identifier994595740en_US
dc.identifier.issn0067-8023
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/34659
dc.description.abstractThe Arjunawiwāha is one of the best known of the Old Javanese classics. This volume presents a new text, based on Balinese manuscripts, with a complete translation, building on the work done by earlier writers. An introduction provides ample background information, as well as an original interpretation of the significance of the text, within its historical and cultural setting. This poem was written by Mpu Kanwa in around A.D. 1030 under King Airlangga, who ruled in East Java. It is Mpu Kanwa’s only known work, and is the second oldest example in the genre of kakawin. The poem is a narrative, but also contains passages of description, philosophical or religious teaching of great interest, as well as remarkable erotic scenes. Parts of the tale have been depicted on early temple reliefs and in paintings, ­­and the text is still recited in Bali by literary clubs and in temple ceremonies. Stuart Robson, Associate Professor of Indonesian at Monash University from 1991 to 2001 and now retired, has been studying Old Javanese for more than forty years. He is interested in the problem of how to translate works of Old Javanese literature in such a way as to make these more accessible and better known to a wider audience of both scholars and general readers.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBibliotheca Indonesica
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::D Literature & literary studies
dc.subject.otheroude literatuur
dc.subject.otherindonesie
dc.subject.othermanuscripts
dc.subject.othertranslation
dc.subject.othertextual edition
dc.subject.otherindonesia
dc.subject.otherold literature
dc.subject.otherkakawin
dc.subject.othertekst editie
dc.subject.otherold javanese language
dc.subject.otheroud javaanse taal
dc.subject.otherjawa timur
dc.subject.otherpoetry
dc.subject.otherpoezie
dc.subject.othermanuscripten
dc.subject.othervertaling
dc.subject.otherArjuna
dc.subject.otherAsceticism
dc.subject.otherIndra
dc.subject.otherKing of the Gods
dc.titleARJUNAWIWĀHA
dc.title.alternativeThe marriage of Arjuna of Mpu Kanwa
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_376975
oapen.relation.isPublishedByaf16fd4b-42a1-46ed-82e8-c5e880252026
oapen.relation.isbn9789004253940
oapen.series.number34
oapen.pages208
oapen.place.publicationLeiden - Boston
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Arjuna - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arjuna; Asceticism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asceticism; Indra - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indra; Kakawin - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kakawin; King of the Gods - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_of_the_Gods
oapen.identifier.ocn696489377
oapen.identifier.ocn994595740


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