Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre Of India

by Sudha Gopalakrishnan

Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre Of India

  • ISBN-13: 9788189738822
  • Author(s): Sudha Gopalakrishnan
  • Subject: Theatre studies|theatre, drama
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Niyogi Books
  • Publication Date: 20-01-2012
  • Format: h/b

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Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India's ancient theatrical tradition. This book discusses the theory and practice of the art form and introduces Kutiyattam to a larger readership. It includes the translation of the performance manual of 'Asokavanikanakam', from Saktibhadra's play Ascharyachudamani', as an example. Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India's ancient theatrical tradition. While its origins are hazy, it is said to have an unbroken history of around two thousand years, combining'
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Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India's ancient theatrical tradition. This book discusses the theory and practice of the art form and introduces Kutiyattam to a larger readership. It includes the translation of the performance manual of 'Asokavanikanakam', from Saktibhadra's play Ascharyachudamani', as an example. Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India's ancient theatrical tradition. While its origins are hazy, it is said to have an unbroken history of around two thousand years, combining'