Jana Sanskriti: Forum Theatre and Democracy in India

Jana Sanskriti: Forum Theatre and Democracy in India

by Sanjoy Ganguly

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ISBN-13: 9781136978630
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures ix

About the book xi

Speech by Boal xiii

Editor's preface xv

1 Celebrating the rehearsal of revolution: a historical profile of Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed 1

2 Boal's theatre: the recognition of resource 41

3 Boal's poetics as politics 55

4 Theatre as rehearsal of future political action 73

5 Beyond West Bengal: other Indian scenarios 90

6 Beyond India: workshop diary 98

7 The politics of collective thinking: scripting power 119

8 Aesthetics and ethics: shaping collective practice 127

9 Reflections and prospects 134

Appendix 149

Notes 153

Bibliography 160

Index 162

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