Like Tigers Around a Piece of Meat
Philip L. Thomas
The author sets out to trace the history of Dondang Sayang, a style of poetic snging, known as pantun, which originated in Malacca and spread elsewhere. This book concentrates particularly on the Baba Chinese contributions to the art.
83 pages including appendices and bibliography. 0.3kg.
Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, 1986 (1st edition). ISBN: 9971988283
Condition: Very good, Hardback. The book has been rebound in leather and leatherette with gilt lettering on the spine. The binding is tight and the text clear with barely noticeable tanning throughout.