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classical drama of India

Henry Willis Wells

classical drama of India

studies in its values for the literature and theatre of the world.

by Henry Willis Wells

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Published by Asia Pub. House in Bombay, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sanskrit drama -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIssued under the auspices of the Literary half-yearly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPK2931 .W4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL272877M
    LC Control Numbersa 63000883
    OCLC/WorldCa325368

    A popular form of Indian classical drama, meaning literally "story play"; an intense all night outdoor theater event designed to evoke mystery and fear Kunku A refined, elitist form of xiqu or Chinese opera, beginning in and still preformed occasionally today. Abhijnanasakuntalam is the first Indian play ever to be translated into western languages. It is for the very first time translated in English language by Sir William Jones in the year Later to this, there were at least 46 translations of this play by Kalidasa in 12 different European languages.

    In Indian classical music, each raga is an inspired creation for a specific mood, where the musician or ensemble creates the rasa in the listener. However, predominantly all ragas and musical performances in Hindu traditions aim at one of six rasa, wherein music is a form of painting "love, compassion, peace, heroism, comic or the feeling of. History of Indian Drama has originated and developed from storehouse of Sanskrit in India. Indian drama has given its incredible impact and limit to perfection since ancient times. Drama is basically a form of performing arts, where stories are enacted by the utilisation of dialogue, music, signal and dance.

    The theory of rasas still forms the aesthetic underpinning of all Indian classical dance and theatre, such as Bharatanatyam, kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Manipuri, Kudiyattam, Kathakali and others. Expressing Rasa in classical Indian dance form is referred to as Nātyasāstra carefully delineates the bhavas used to create each rasa.. The expressions used in Kudiyattam or. Alan H. Sommerstein. Paperback 01 January Aris and Phillips Classical Texts. Aristophanes: Clouds, Women at the Thesmophoria, Frogs A .


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