Nut, Suppya Helene (2015). Lokhon Luang, the Cambodian Court Theatre: Toward a Decline of Women's Supremacy? Asian Theatre J., 32 (2). S. 416 - 440. HONOLULU: UNIV HAWAII PRESS. ISSN 1527-2109

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This article examines the evolution of Cambodian court theatre, lokhon luang, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day through three prominent patronesses, Queen Khun Than, Queen Sisowath Kossomak, and Princess Norodom Buppha Devi. It aims to question the authority of female artists who dominated all fields, from dancers and singers to instrumentalists, upon male artists, who had been introduced in the early twentieth century. Suppya Helene Nut is an associate lecturer at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris (INALCO), and at the University of Cologne. She teaches Khmer literature (modern and old Khmer), lexicology, history of mainland Southeast Asia, and performing arts. She supervised and directed the Khmer Dance Project (2008 2012) initiated by the Center for Khmer Studies in partnership with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library. She is currently documenting the choreographic works of Princess Norodom Buppha Devi as well as the history of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia.

Item Type: Journal Article
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URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-393752
Journal or Publication Title: Asian Theatre J.
Volume: 32
Number: 2
Page Range: S. 416 - 440
Date: 2015
Place of Publication: HONOLULU
ISSN: 1527-2109
Language: English
Faculty: Unspecified
Divisions: Unspecified
Subjects: no entry
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Asian Studies; TheaterMultiple languages


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