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Les Danseuses Sacrees d'Angkor - Asia Fine Books

Les Danseuses Sacrees d’Angkor


Publisher: Seuil/Jazz Editions

Place Published: Paris

Date Published: 2002

Book Condition: Near Fine

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First

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Product Description

Les Danseuses Sacrees d’Angkor

Author: Christophe Loviny

French text. 208 pages with black & white and color photos, most full-page. Preface by S.A.R. la Princesse Buppha Devi. A superb photographic work on Cambodian dance which mixes the contemporary photos of Christophe Loviny with black and white historical images. Loviny spent 14 years photographing the Royal Ballet and its resurrection after a near total disappearance under the regime of the Khmer Rouge.

Contents: La naissance des apsaras; Phalla, danseuse sacree d’Angkor; Le Reamker, ┬ála version khmere du Ramayana; Les “fleurs humaines” de Rodin; La princesse Buppha Devi, danseuse etoile; Les petites apsaras de Phnom Penh; Le kbach, le language des gestes; Les costumes, les masques et les bijoux; La musique. A book which can be appreciated visually even without a thorough understanding of the French language.

Hardcover with jacket, contents in excellent clean condition, light surface wear to jacket. 12 by 10 inches.