Author:Adya Rangacharya; Translated with an Afterword By Shashi Deshpande

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Opening Scene: Early Memoris of a Dramatist and a Play

By: Adya Rangacharya; Translated with an Afterword By Shashi Deshpande

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 023046

Condition: New


Yesteryear's giant of Kannada literature, Adya Rangacharya—or Shriranga, as he came to be known—had many such epiphanic moments. That was how the child of an orthodox Brahmin jagirdar family went from watching, at first wide-eyed, village aatas put up by farm labourers to critically observing full-fledged natakas in the cities, taking in the theatre scene in London to finally writing—and often performing in—more than a hundred skilfully developed plays. There was no genre of writing that Shriranga did not touch. Creative writer and critic, he also penned a vast body of scholarly trea... View more info