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Kawi and Kawi Miring : old Javanese literature in eighteenth century Java

McDonald, Barbara


The aim of this study is to examine the texts which Pigeaud (LIT.vol.I/237) has classified as kawi miring, the Arjuna Sasrabau, Bratayuda, Rama, Bima Suci (Dewa Ruci) and the Panitisastra. These poems have been loosely ascribed to Yasadipura I and authorship will be considered in relation to individual texts. The term kawi miring has been used to describe a particular genre of literature which emerged in the Central Javanese court of Surakarta in the late eighteenth century. As the term...[Show more]

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Date published: 1983-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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