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Wayang gĕdhog was once a popular puppetry in Javanese courts. Besides of its Panji romance themes, it also has political meanings represented by Sabrang and Jawa figures, which enrich the play and giving it a broader context in Javanese culture.
University Of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, Surakarta, Java, Panji
Arts and Humanities | Indigenous Studies | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies
Wiratama, Rudy, "When Klana and His Mercenaries Sailed to Java: The Expression of Otherness in Surakarta Court-Style Wayang Gědhog Performance" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.