Indian Folk Theatres (Paperback)Julia Hollander (author)
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Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent:Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from MaharastraChhau, the lyrical dance theatre of BiharTheru Koothu, satirical, ritualised epics from Tamil Nadu.
The contrasting styles and contents are depicted with a strongly practical bias, harnessing expertise from practitioners, anthropologists and theatre scholars in India. Indian Folk Theatres makes these exceptionally versatile and up-beat theatre forms accessible to students and practitioners everywhere.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 13 mm