A History of Classical Malay Literature

A History of Classical Malay Literature
Author: Liaw Yock Fang
Translated by Razif Bahari & Harry Aveling
Paperback, 516 pages
Subjects: Malaysia, Literature
Publisher: ISEAS
Published: 2013
This is a detailed, narrative-based history of Classical Malay Literature. It covers a wide range of Malay texts, including folk literature; the influence of the Indian epics and shadow theatre literature; Panji tales; the transition from Hindu to Muslim literary models; Muslim literature; framed tales; theological literature; historical literature; legal codes; and the dominant forms of poetry, the pantun and syair.

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  • Brand: ISEAS
  • Product Code: 9789814459884 – A History of Classical Malay Literature
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  • RM180.00

Tags: Folk Literature, Harry Aveling, ISEAS, Liaw Yock Fang, Malaysia, Pantun, Razif Bahari, Shadow Theatre, Syair