Narrative Sculpture and Literary Traditions in South and Southeast Asia
Marijke J. Klokke
BRILL, 2000 - Art - 127 pages
The question "how has ancient India's incredibly rich literary heritage been "visually" represented" forms the centerpiece of this latest volume in Brill's series "Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology," Due to the overwhelming impression made by the texts themselves, the relationship between text and image has until now never received the attention it deserves. Numerous temples, though, not only in South Asia, but also in Southeast Asia carry the images of India's great narratives. Special attention is given to those in Karnataka (India), Java (Indonesia), Angkor (Cambodia), and Tra Kieu (Vietnam). The work discusses theoretical aspects, provides new interpretations, and proposes innovative interpretations through advanced comparative and contextual approaches.
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Alampur Anantarangachar Arjuna artists Balligave Banteay Srei Bapuon Boisselier Borobudur brahman Cambodge Candi Mendut Candi Surowono Candrakirana canto Cecelia Levin courtesy KITLV courtesy Leiden University crab crocodile crow d'une deux Dharmabuddhi Durgasirnha’s Dustabuddhi East Java episode female figures ﬁrst Fontein front gesture heron héros identified illustrated Indian jackal Jago Jarasamdha Java Jonggrang kakawin Kalayavana Kamataka Kedaton Kendalisodo Kieu pedestal King KITLV Klokke Krom Krsna Krsna reliefs Krsnayana Laksmana Leiden University Library lion literary Mahābhārata Main temple Majapahit Marijke mongoose monk monkey narration narrative reliefs Old Javanese Paﬁcatantra Paﬁji panakawans panel Parab and Pansikar Patil Pattadakal pemujaan pertapaan photograph by Cecelia photograph by Channabasappa Rama Rama’s Ramayana récit représentations Rukma Rukmini sanglier Sanskrit Sanskrit Tantropakhyana scene scènes sculptures sculptures depicting second terrace Sedyawati siècle Sirival Sita Siva Siva temple snake Stein Callenfels story Stutterheim Suniti temple of Panataran textual tradition tree verse Visnu visual