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Indian folk theatres

Julia Hollander

Indian folk theatres

by Julia Hollander

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Performing arts -- India,
  • Folk drama, Indic -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Julia Hollander.
    SeriesTheatres of the world
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2881.5 .H65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17850351M
    ISBN 109780415304559
    LC Control Number2007005427

    The book, Indian Theatre and Dance Traditions covers a wide horizon and provides an insight into the multi dimensional theatrical traditions of India that include drama, dance and music, folk and classical. This book areas of puppetry, martial arts and the tradition of masks. About: The rich culture and vast landscape of India come alive in their ancient folk tales and folklore. Indian folklore and fairy tales have entertained and enlightened generations, since the dawn of language to modern time, with ballads of heroes, so beloved, they are deified and worshiped around the continent, and with epic poetry that strengthens and heralds a community’s shared values.

    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 Maharastra; Chhau, the lyrical dance theatre of BiharBrand: Taylor And Francis. Indian Folktales. The folklores and folktales have been an eternal part of every culture since ages. When it comes to Indian folk tales, the country of diverse religions, languages and cultures has a complete range of tales and short stories. Indian folklore has a wide range of stories and mythological legends, which emerge from all walks of life.

      Everyone will find a favourite story in this collection of folk-tales and legends. There is the story of Jumman the labourer, who thinks the Qazi of Jaunpur is actually his donkey! And the strange adventure of Dhania who, stealing out for a midnight snack, gets stuck in honey Or the account of how a lowly weasel put the mighty Yudhishtir in place And what happens4/5. Techniques in Indian Folk Theatre are reckoned as just not a theatre form but one unfurling the saga of the voyage of Indian drama from the eposes to the modish theatre that one witnesses nowadays. Chronicles of Indian drama records time where for the very first time theatre broke the barricade of orchestra and pits and reaching whole new way through the exotic.


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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 Maharastra.

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 MaharastraCited by: 2.

Book Description. 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. Summary. 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. Shop for a variety of Books On Indian Theatre & Drama. Our vast collection, at ExoticIndia, includes a variety of exclusive Books on Indian Performing Arts.

Indian theatre is one of the most ancient forms of Asian theatre and it features a detailed textual, sculptural, and dramatic effects. Like in the areas of music and dance, the Indian theatre is also defined by the dramatic performance defined by the concept of Natya, which is a Sanskrit word for drama but encompasses dramatic narrative, virtuostic dance, and music.

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 Author: Julia Hollander.

The typical concept of stage designing of folk theatre in India once again points towards its simplicity. The actors of the Indian folk theatre generally perform in the make-shift stage.

This supports immensely in conversing with the audience in the course of the play as audience participation is an essential part of Indian Folk theatre. 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 Maharastra; Chhau, the lyrical dance theatre of BiharCited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Indian folk theatres. [Julia Hollander] -- Based on twelve years of research, this book provides detailed descriptions of the culture of folk theatre and outlines its importance for practitioners, audiences and the worldwide theatre industry.

Contains accounts of folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. This title looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance Read more. Religious stories and folk tales are enacted by a group of ten or twelve persons in an open area or an open air theatre surrounded by the audience.

The themes draw variously from themes of morality, folk tales, lives of inspiring personalities, stories from Indian mythology and in recent times, more current themes like health and hygiene. 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 MaharastraBrand: Taylor And Francis. - Buy Indian Folk Theatres (Theatres of the World) book online at best prices in India on Read Indian Folk Theatres (Theatres of the World) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Julia Hollander.

This book examines folk theatres of North India as a unique performative structure, a counter stream to the postulations of Sanskrit and Western realistic theatre.

In focusing on their historical, social and cultural imprints, it explores how these theatres challenge the linearity of cultural history and subvert cultural hegemony. One of the world’s most populous countries, India is also home to a vast storytelling tradition.

The energy and complexity of this melting pot of religions, languages, politics, and geographies have given rise to ancient epic poems, traditional fables, humorous tales, and fantastic new adventures.

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the masterpieces of the world's heritage. Folk Theatre Since India consists of varied ethnic groups, each developed their own kind of traditional folk theatres, using the regional language for communication.

These theaters are known by different names in different Indian states, like Jatra in Bengal, Orissa and Bihar, Tamasha in Maharashtra, Nautanki in Uttar Pradesh and so on.

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Indian Theatre expands the boundaries of what is usually regarded as theatre in order to explore the multiple dimensions of theatrical performance in India.

From rural festivals to contemporary urban theatre, from dramatic rituals and devotional performances to dance-dramas and classical Sanskrit plays, this volume is a vivid introduction to the colourful and often surprising world of Indian 5/5(2).

West Indian Folk-Tales book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As a child, Philip Sherlock loved to listen to folk tales. Si /5.Bibliography. Index. Appropriating Folk Culture A Study of the Post independence Indian Drama is a study of the use of the various elements of folk culture folk tales songs theatres dances rituals practices and beliefs in the plays in Indian languages written after the independence for representation of the contemporary situation.