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Dances of South India

by Jagmohan Singh

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2019
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9789389387049
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Edukeen Publisher/B.R. Publishing Corporation, 2019. First edition. Hardcover. New. Printed Pages: 280. NA
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Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra: A History Sumitra Charat Ram Reminisces

by Ashish Khokar

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1999
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9788174360434
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Lustre/Roli Books, 1999. Hardcover. New. The documentation of the recent history of the arts and artists of India has been more fanciful than factual. Artists, creative as they are, compile profiles that do not always stick to facts or bear scrutiny in historical terms. It is left to chroniclers to set the record right. The history of post-independence… Read more
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Tandava Laksanam or The Fundamentals of Ancient Hindu Dancing

by Bijayeti Venkata Narayanaswami Naidu,Pasupuleti Srinivasulu Naidu,Venkata Rangayya Pantulu

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2015
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9788121502269
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Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd, 2015. 5th or later edition. Hardcover. New. 19 x 25 cm. Tandava Laksanam or The Fundamentals of Ancient Hindu Dancing being a translation into English of the fourth chapter of Natyasastra of Bharata, with a glossary of the technical dance terms compiled from the eighth, ninth, tenth and eleventh chapters of the same… Read more
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Indian Classical Dances

by Shovana Narayan

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2005
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9788182900233
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Shubhi Publications, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. New. 22 x 30 cm. India is a fascinating country with plurality of ethnicity, cultures, religions and philosophy. Unsurprisingly this plurality extends to the arena of classical dances having the distinction of being the only country with eight recognized classical dance forms, all of which are bound in the single thread of… Read more
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Garba Rasa a Folk Music and Dance

by Kalhans Patel

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2009
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9788190565080
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Neeraj Publishing House, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. New. This book deals with the most important and the popular subject about the prized Cultural Heritage of Gujarat, mainly its folk art forms, with special reference to the Garaba-Rasa. It examines Garaba-Rasa from the prehistoric to the present and from cultural, literary and archaeological points of view. But it is… Read more
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Kathaka: The Tradition; Fusion and Diffusion (Series: New Vistas in Indian Performing Arts 9)

by Ranjana Srivastava

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2008
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9788124604731
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D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd., 2008. First edition. Hardcover. New. 19 x 25 cm. The book traces the history of Kathaka from ancient to the medieval period: its origin and continuous evolution in a struggle for existence through a process involving fusion, diffusion and adaptation. It studies its etymological meaning in a painstaking effort which involves a discussion on… Read more
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Nayika Bheda in Kathak

by Chetana Jyotishi

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2009
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9788173200779
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Agam Kala Prakashan, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. New. 19 X 25 cm. Nayika Bheda in Kathak deals with various types of heroines with respect to their mental setup and apparent behaviour. Women are ever behaviour right from an early age can provide a clue to dealing with them. Various female characters in Natya, ie Drama, revolve around her… Read more
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Legacy of Classical Dances in India

by Usha Mehta

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2011
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9788178847733
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Cyber Tech Publications, 2011. Hardcover. New. The twenty-first century, such a neat division into mutually exclusive territories no longer holds; nor indeed, as this book demonstrates, were such strict demarcations ever wholly operative in Dance research. Some branches of ethnography, in the Eastern European and Scandinavian disciplines of ethnology, ethnography, and Folk life studies, explicitly aimed to document… Read more
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The Power of Performance: Actors, Audiences and Observers of Cultural Performances in India

by Elisabeth Schombucher,Heidrun Bruckner,Phillip B. Zarrilli

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2007
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9788173047688
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Manohar, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. New. 15 x 23 cm. The volume aims at examining the transformative power of performances from three perspectives: that of the performer, of the audience and of the observer. In Part I, different rituals are studied from the perspective of the performers, their physical enactment and their techniques of empowering… Read more
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Indian Dance: The Ultimate Metaphor

by Shanta Serbjeet Singh

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2000
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9788187330011
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Ravi Kumar Publisher, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. New. 23 x 29 cm. This book recognises the fact that within India a new generation of Yamini Krishnamurtys and Sonal Mansinghs has grown up. They juggle a serious passion for dance with a host of other interests, from computer studies and mathematics to micro- biology. Indian Dance, The Ultimate Metaphor… Read more
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The Performing Arts of India: Development & Spread Across the Globe

by Sharon Lowen

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2005
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9788187226949
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Shubhi Publications, 2005. Hardcover. New. 20 x 25 cm. This book originated from the issues of Indian classical performing arts in the world context of presentation, performance, training and learning traditions in today`s milieu by students and artists from non-traditional backgrounds. Many of the ideas presented here were first shared during seminars in the `90`s bringing together artists,… Read more
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Bharatanatyam (Dances of India)

by Prathibha Prahlad

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9788186685112
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Wisdom Tree. Hardcover. New. Bharatanatyam, one of the more popular classical dance forms, is a composite art. Widely practiced in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, it is at once a sensual and divine experience. It was performed by dancers who were called devadasis in the temples as an integral part of the religious rituals. The erstwhile princely courts patronised… Read more
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Odissi (Dances of India)

by Sharon Lowen

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2009
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9788186685167
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Wisdom Tree, 2009. Hardcover. New. The repertoire, training and technique of today`s Odissi is explained with a clarity that students of dance and afficionados of Indian performing arts will find of great value in understanding this lyrical art form. Printed Pages: 104. NA
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Tribal Dances of India

by R.D. Tribhuwan

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1999
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9788171414437
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Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 1999. Hardcover. New. In recent years, there has been a World wide concern about preserving traditional art, folklore, Folk music, dance forms.handicrafts & so on.These rich Traditions are vanishing day by day, due to rapid changes that are taking place in these societies.Tribal dance forms are no exception to this rule. Efforts are… Read more
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Kuchipudi (Dances of India)

by Radha Reddy,Raja

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9788186685129
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Wisdom Tree. Hardcover. New. Khuchipudi, from Andhra Pradesh, was originally a dance-drama form. This is the first attempt to demystify the nuances of a form that has always been the preserve of the males. Printed Pages: 100. NA
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Kathakali, Kutiyattam and Other Performing Arts: Fifty Years of Theatrical Exploration

by G. Venu

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2005
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9788191037630
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Natana Kairali, 2005. First edition. Softcover. New. 14 x 21 cm. Printed Pages: 229. NA
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Aesthetics Kala aur Saundarya ka Darshnik Vivecana (in Hindi)

by Manjula Saxena

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2008
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9788124604694
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D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. New. 15 X 23 cm. After its attainment of Independence, India has witnessed the quickening of a new life in the field of art as well. Cultural exchanges between its various regions have shown a marked upswing, and reflection on cultural matters has also increased beyond expectations. Concurrently, in quite… Read more
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Kathakali: The Dance-Theatre

by Kalamandalam Govindan Kutty

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2004
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The Asiatic Society, Kolkata, 2004. 5th or later edition. Hardcover. New. 19 x 25 cm. Kathakali the Dance-Theatre, a detailed treatise by Govindan Kutty is probably the first of its kind by a Kathakali actor. It contains all the essentials necessary to a serious student of Kathakali as well as easy stepping stones for the uninitiated to explore… Read more
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Tagore’s: Dance-Drama Omnibus

by Utpal K Banerjee (Tr. & Intro.)

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9789381523537
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Niyogi Books. Softcover. New. 14 x 21 cm. The six dance-dramas translated in this book cover a culmination of Rabindranath Tagore’s dance-interest in the latter’s most effulgent manifestation. It was only in the last half decade of Tagore’s life that his dance-consciousness reached its zenith and he could offer the best of his life-time passion for dance in… Read more
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New Directions in Indian Dance

by Sunil Kothari (Ed.)

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2010
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9788185026626
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Marg Publications, 2010. 5th or later edition. Hardcover. New. 17 x 21 cm. Contains contributions of dancers, choreographers, inn actors, scholars and scholars which cover a wide range of topics which mirror the new directions Indian dance is taking. Explores the tradition of abstraction, martial arts and other dance traditions. Also covers issues of inter-culturalism and modernism. Generously… Read more
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