Performers and Their Arts: Folk, Popular and Classical Genres in a Changing India

Performers and Their Arts: Folk, Popular and Classical Genres in a Changing India

by Simon Charsley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415401135

ISBN-13: 9780415401135

Pub. Date: 06/18/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Introduction Part I: Caste, Community and performance

    1. A ritual performance of Kerala, Vayala Vasudevan Pillai
    2. The Patuas of Bengal, Makbul Islam
    3. Bards and goddesses: The Pombalas in Tirupati, Anand Akundy
    4. Explorations in the art forms of the Cindu madigas in Andhra,

Overview

Introduction Part I: Caste, Community and performance

    1. A ritual performance of Kerala, Vayala Vasudevan Pillai
    2. The Patuas of Bengal, Makbul Islam
    3. Bards and goddesses: The Pombalas in Tirupati, Anand Akundy
    4. Explorations in the art forms of the Cindu madigas in Andhra, Y A Sudhakar Reddy and R R Harischandra
    5. Caste identity and performance in a fisher-village of Assam, Kishore Bhattacharjee
    6. Part II: Performance Beyond Caste

    7. Telugu pady natakam in Andhra: Performance dynamics, P Subbachary
    8. Modernising tradition: The yaksagana in Karnataka, Guru Rao Bapat
    9. Kalarippayatt as aesthetics and the politics of invisibility in Kerala, P K Sasidharan
    10. India People’s Theatre Association in colonial Andhra, V Ramakrishna
    11. Gaddar and the politics and pain of singing, D Venkat Rao
    12. Reviving moghal tamsa in Orissa, Sachi Mohanty
    13. Part III: Classical Dance and its Successors

    14. New directions in Indian dance, Sunil Kothari
    15. Transpositions in kuchipudi dance, Aruna Bhikshu
    16. The impact of commercialization in dance, K Subadra Murthy
    17. Art addressing social problems, Ananda Shankar Jayant

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415401135
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/18/2007
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Caste, Community and Performance 1. A Ritual Performance of Kerala 2. The Patuas of Bengal 3. Bards and Goddesses: The Pombalas in Tirupati 4. Explorations in the Art Forms of the Cindu Madigas in Andhra 5. Caste Identity and Performance in a Fisher-Village of Assam Part 2: Performance Beyond Caste 6. Telugu Pady Natakam in Andhra: Performance Dynamics 6. Modernising Tradition: The Yaksagana in Karnataka 7. Kalarippayatt as Aesthetics and the Politics of Invisibility in Kerala 8. India People’s Theatre Association in Colonial Andhra 9. Gaddar and the Politics and Pain of Singing 10. Reviving Moghal Tamsa in Orissa Part 3: Classical Dance and its Successors 11. New Directions in Indian Dance 12. Transpositions in Kuchipudi Dance 13. The Impact of Commercialization in Dance 14. Art Addressing Social Problems

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