Traditional Theatres (Incredible India)

By: H. S. Shivaprakash


995 746

ISBN: 9.78818E+12

Number of pages: 102

Weight: 750 grams

Dimensions: 22.86 X 22.86 X 1.905 cm

Binding: Hardcover

Varied forms of living traditional theatres constitute the most important part of India's living heritage. The present book is an attempt to present the most vibrant forms of traditional theatres from different parts and languages of India, past and present. There is special emphasis on the kinship of popular theatres with rituals and medieval Indian devotional movement. One of the forms it speaks about is being introduced for the first time in English. Written by a well-known contemporary playwright, this comprehensive book gives a fascinating account of one of the most colourful and living theatre traditions of the world.

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