Jul 8 - Routledge's book on Tagore's dramatic literature

The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama

The Bard on the Stage


Edited by Arnab Bhattacharya, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India and Mala Renganathan, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India


Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies


This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of his drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. It offers a re-exploration of his plays, visiting issues such as his contribution to Indian drama, drama and environment, feminist readings, postcolonial engagements, cross-cultural encounters, drama as performance, translational and adaptation modes, the non-translated Tagore drama, 21st century drama, and Indian film. This resource on the criticism of Tagore drama and will appeal to a range of Theatre and Performance scholars as well as those interested in Indian theatre, literature, and film.


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