Author:Mahesh Champaklal

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Bhasa’ s Ramayana Plays: From Page to Stage

By: Mahesh Champaklal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Shimla, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies: 2018

Seller ID: 901335

ISBN: 9789382396604


Drama is a distinct form of literature which is meant for performance. Unlike poetry and novel, its true value lies in its stagebility. On the evidence of 2500 years of dramatic theory and practice in both East and the West it is reasonable to conclude that plays need not be considered as either performable texts or scriptable performances. They can be and usually are, both. The best play is designed for the page as well as for the stage as is evident from the works of great dramatists like Shakespeare in the West and Bhasa/Kalidasa in the East. Hence the present volume involves the analysis o... View more info