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Author Spiller, Henry, author.

Title Javaphilia : American love affairs with Javanese music and dance / Henry Spiller.

Published Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Music and performing arts of Asia and the Pacific
Music and performing arts of Asia and the Pacific.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A tale of two expos -- Roots of American "Javas": the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition -- Java to jazz: Eva Gauthier -- "To make ourselves complete": Stowitts -- Man(tle Hood), the unknown -- More western than it sounds: Lou Harrison -- Javaphilia: then and now.
Summary Through close readings of the careers of four 'javaphiles' - individuals who embraced Javanese performing arts in their own quests for a sense of belonging - Javaphilia explores a century of American representations of Javanese performing arts by North Americans.
Language notes English.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Hood, Mantle -- Criticism and interpretation.
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Stowitts, Hubert Julian, 1892-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dance -- United States -- Javanese influences.
Music -- United States -- Javanese influences.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 0824854942
9780824854942 (electronic bk.)
9780824840945 (cloth ; alk. paper)