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By phillip b. zarrilli

ISBN-10: 041513109X

ISBN-13: 9780415131094

ISBN-10: 041519282X

ISBN-13: 9780415192828

Kathakali Dance-Drama offers a accomplished advent to the special and vibrant dance-drama of Kerala in South-West India for the 1st time. This landmark volume:
* explores Kathakali's reception because it reaches new audiences either in India and the west
* comprises circumstances of arguable of Kathakali experiments
* explores the results for Kathakali of Keralan politics
in the course of those performances heroes, heroines, gods and demons inform their tales of conventional Indian epics. The 4 Kathakali performs integrated during this anthology, translated from genuine performances into English are:
* The Flower of fine Fortune
* The Killing of Kirmmira
* The Progeny of Krishna
* King Rugmamgada's Law
every one play has an advent and targeted observation and is illustrated via wonderful pictures taken in the course of performances. An creation to Kathakali level conventions, makeup, tune, appearing, and coaching can also be supplied, making this an amazing quantity for either the expert and non-specialist reader.

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