Siva in Dance, Myth and Iconography

Siva in Dance, Myth and Iconography

by Anne-Marie Gaston, Gaston
     
 
Beginning with a brief historical survey of the dance in India, which is held to originate with Siva, the author discusses its social and religious functions and its transition from worship to entertainment.

Overview

Beginning with a brief historical survey of the dance in India, which is held to originate with Siva, the author discusses its social and religious functions and its transition from worship to entertainment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195613544
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/01/1983
Series:
Oxford University South Asian Studies Series
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.05(d)

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