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Indian Folk Theatres

Indian Folk Theatres

Julia Hollander
March 22, 2013

Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from...

African Theatres and Performances

African Theatres and Performances

Osita Okagbue
March 14, 2012

African Theatres & Performances looks at four specific performance forms in Africa and uses this to question the tendency to employ western frames of reference to analyze and appreciate theatrical performance. The book examines: masquerade theatre in Eastern Nigeria the trance and...

Performance in Bali

Performance in Bali

Leon Rubin, I. Nyoman Sedana
August 03, 2007

Leon Rubin and I Nyoman Sedana, both international theatre professionals as well as scholars, collaborate to give an understanding of performance culture in Bali from inside and out. The book describes four specific forms of contemporary performance that are unique to Bali: Wayang ...

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