By: Kay Ambrose; Introduction By Ram Gopa; Foreword By Arnold Haskell
New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015
Seller ID: 037957
The Classical Dance and Costumes of India by Kay Ambrose steers clear of the twin evils of writing: the learned writing for the learned and the dilettante writing for others of his class. It treats the four classical schools of Indian dance—Bharata Natyam, Kathakali, Kathak and Manipuri—with understanding and objectivity. The reader is provided with a sketch of Indian mythology and music before he is exposed to the dance proper, which are presented in such a manner that none will experience any difficulty in learning the divine and mundane aspects of these schools of dance. The chapter on ... View More...