Krause, Gregor & Karl With translated by W.E.J. Tips (). Bali: People and Art. Bangkok , first English trans. of ; pp., pp. Results 1 – 30 of Island of Bali by COVARRUBIAS, Miguel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at First published in , “Island of Bali” has come to be regarded as a classic work on the Balinese people and their civilization. Written with remarkable clarity, .

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Island of Bali

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Jun 18, Vivienne Balo rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 11, Richard rated it it was amazing. I enjoyed this old account of Bali, written in ‘s. A must-read before you read other books fictions or non-fictions about Bali.

ISLAND OF BALI by Miguel Covarrubias | Kirkus Reviews

They pu Thorough and splendid account of Covarubias culture. A grand job, thorough and readable, painting the people of Bali against their background, community life, religion, customs, arts.

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Bali is rich and so magical you can actually feel the magic. As a fellow artist on an island with three million artists-in-residence creativity is considered both a religious and a natural activity on BaliCovarrubias penetrated deeply into the spirit of the dance, theatre, music, decorative arts, and pastimes of Bali.


What he had — and they lacked — mkguel a generosity of spirit, an abli in the actual people of his country as opposed to the shape they made on the canvas and those of Bali, where he spent his honeymoo Miguel Covarrubias was the least showy of the Mexican muralists.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A must for anyone going to Bali. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Drama and dance are important components of Balinese life: Written with remarkable clarity, Covarrubias describes the geography and nature of the island, along with the history of the people, providing a thorough account of the community, family, and individual in all spheres of Balinese life. And, lf, he lacked their outsized talent.

No trivia or quizzes yet. K rated it it was amazing Feb 19, It was nice to know their culture more intimately through this book in a way I couldn’t absorb in 9 days there.

This miiguel is not yet featured on Listopia. Buy into the romance and seduction of Covarrubias—driven by a feverish imagination– inexorably pulled towards and teased by the lure of Bali, half a world away.

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Although many parts of it weren’t applicable to present day Bali, there were several parts that were, including the religion and ideas behind certain practices. Jan 13, Derek rated it really liked it. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork Peter rated it it was amazing Jan 01, Miguel Covarrubias was born in Mexico City and was an author, painter, caricaturist and professor of art history at the National School of Anthropology in Mexico City.


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The author puts us through back in time, all his sketches and drawings are so beautiful. Nov 23, Steve rated it really liked it. They put a premium on beauty and it makes the island a paradise.

Want to Read saving…. But “Island of Bali” is nonetheless an impressive feat of anthropological reporting, and Covarrubias’s deep affinity for Balinese culture shines through in his attention to detail.

Either way it’s a trip. A challenging read for those unaccustomed to s ethnographic literature present company includedbut the rewards make this book a worthwhile endeavor. Kept as a reference for future trips to Bali. May 02, Yudha Bestari rated it really liked it. To ask other readers questions about Island of Baliplease sign up.