Author:Avinash C. Pandeya

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The Art of Kathakali

By: Avinash C. Pandeya

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000292

ISBN: 8121508983

Condition: New


Kathakali literally meaning "story-dance" is the pantomimic dance-drama of Malabar comparable to a great extent with the European ballet in the West with an additional advantage of having rich gestural code necessary to convey the theatrical pleasures to the spectator. This book is a detailed analysis of the dance and art of Kathakali, its origin, technique, the costume, make-up and the gestural code, with a separate chapter on "Evolution of Kerela's Art" by Krishna Chaitanya. This edition has been completely revised and enlarged and contains new set of illustrations to further... View more info