Gender, Culture, and Performance: Marathi Theatre and Cinema before Independence

Gender, Culture, and Performance: Marathi Theatre and Cinema before Independence

by Meera Kosambi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138822399
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/18/2015
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Meera Kosambi is a sociologist and was formerly Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Women’s Studies at the Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (S.N.D.T.) Women’s University, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements. Introduction 1. Vishnudas Bhave’s Stylised Mythologicals (1843) 2. Prose Plays: Reinventing and Founding Traditions (c. 1860) 3. B.P. Kirloskar’s Musical Plays (1880) 4. New Paradigms of Social Realism (1930s) 5. The Kirloskar Trio: Deval, Kolhatkar, Gadkari 6. ‘Natyacharya’ Khadilkar: Ideology and Entertainment 7. Selected Renowned Playwrights 8. Major Theatre Companies 9. The Theatre World 10. Enter Women: Pioneering Women Dramatists and Actresses 11. Bal Gandharva: From Female Impersonator to Icon of New Womanhood 12. Drama as a Mode of Discourse 13. Silent Films and Talkies 14. The Early Silver Stars. References. About the Author. Index

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