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Mapping South Asia through Contemporary Theatre

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While remapping the region by examining enduring historical and cultural connections, this study discusses multiple traditions and practices of theatre and performance in five South Asian countries within their specific political and socio-cultural contexts.

Ashis Sengupta's Mapping South Asia through Contemporary Theatre: Essays on the Theatres of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka is an exceptionally interesting and informative collection of essays. provide a highly informative and wonderfully enlightening context enabling us to understand contemporary uses of performance across cultures. will be rewarding reading not only for scholars in literary and cultural studies, but also for those interested in racial/gender dynamics and politics more generally. (Kathleen L. Komar and Ross Shideler, Recherche littéraire/Literary Research, Vol. 33, 2017)

The volume, as a whole, makes an important contribution in mapping the contours of the theatres of the South Asian nations. All the essays record the urge for articulations in the theatres, produced and received often under volatile circumstances. In brief, this comprehensive study of the theatres of South Asia has been a distinctive addition to recent theatre studies. (Abhijit Sen, Asiatic, Vol. 9 (2), December, 2015)


Edited By Ashis Sengupta

Foreword; Aparna Dharwadker Introduction: Setting the Stage; Ashis Sengupta 1. Dispatches from the Margins: Theatre in India since the 1990s; Shayoni Mitra 2. Theatre Chronicles: Framing Theatre Narratives in Pakistan's Sociopolitical Context; Asma Mundrawala 3. Designs of Living in the Contemporary Theatre of Bangladesh; Syed Jamil Ahmed 4. Towards an Engaged Stage: Nepali Theatre in Uncertain Times; Carol C. Davis 5. From Narratives of National Origin to Bloodied Streets: Contemporary Sinhala and Tamil Theatre in Sri Lanka ; Kanchuka Dharmasiri Select Bibliography Index

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Mapping South Asia through Contemporary Theatre
Code EAN: 9781137375131
ISBN: 978-1-137-37513-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 250
Poids: 461g
Taille: H21mm x B223mm x T140mm
Année: 2014
Auflage: 2014

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