New PDF release: Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern

By Vasudha Dalmia

This booklet addresses the political and aesthetic matters of recent Indian theatre, tracing its genealogies, and searching specifically at its appropriation of 'folk' theatre. beginning with the performs of Bharatendu Harishchandra in 1870s Banaras, the booklet strikes ahead to Jayshankar Prasad and Mohan Rakesh, landmark figures within the heritage of contemporary Indian drama. Dalmia then makes a speciality of the serious city interplay with folks theatre types, their politicization within the Forties and later back within the Seventies. ultimately the booklet maps a number of the routes taken via avant-garde girls administrators because the final many years of the 20 th century. Theatre scholars, critics, cultural historians, students of South Asian theatre, in addition to common readers will locate the publication inspiring.

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