Three Old Sundanese Poems (Biblioteca Indonesica #29) (Paperback)

Three Old Sundanese Poems (Biblioteca Indonesica #29) By J. Noorduyn (Editor), A. Teeuw (Editor) Cover Image
By J. Noorduyn (Editor), A. Teeuw (Editor)
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Preserved on undated palm-leaf manuscripts, Old Sundanese texts are generally in poor condition and unavailable to a wider audience. There are limited texts in any form of Sundanese, and only limited knowledge of Old Sundanese. In presenting three long Old Sundanese poems, Noorduyn and Teeuw, in a heretofore unequalled English-language study of Old Sundanese literature, bring to the light works of importance for further linguistic, literary and historical research.

About the Author


J. Noorduyn was the director of KITLV until his retirement in 1991.A. Teeuw is Professor Emeritus of Malay and Indonesian Language and Literature at Leiden University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9789067181822
ISBN-10: 906718182X
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: January 1st, 2006
Pages: 495
Language: English
Series: Biblioteca Indonesica