Author:Guru Rao Bapat & Lata Singh (Eds)


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Performing Arts in India: Performances of/and Violence

By: Guru Rao Bapat & Lata Singh (Eds)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Shimla, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: 2016

Seller ID: 901303

ISBN: 9789382396390

Performing arts have visioned and visualized the question of violence, from varying and different perspectives. Violence is also built into the structures of various performance traditions. This volume maps the different and multiple dimensions of the relationships between violence and performing arts. It addresses the nature and politics of the representation of violence, problematizing not only depiction of violence ‘aesthetically’, impersonally with a veneer of objectivity but also ‘pleasurable’ reception of violence. It underlines that politicizing aesthetics would challenge valour... View more info