Overview for Rabindranath Tagore: Encyclopaedia of Idian Theatre (Volume 5, in 2 Parts)
First ever published encyclopaedia cevoted solely on â€œRabindranath Tagoreâ€ as a dramatist. Series V quickly establish itself a standard â€œReference Sourceâ€ on this unrivalled master of modern Indian drama. Copiously illustrated with invaluable and rare photographs, this is a bio-bibliographical resources on this genius, providing almost everything you need to know about this great playwright, actor, musician, choreographer, theatre director, critic and forerunner of Indian dance-drama genre. A monumental work covering his life and works, silent features of each plays their synopsis, critical insights and indexing. His dramatic texts, translations, bio-critical notices in Indian vernaculars and foreign languages in the form of a â€˜Bibliographyâ€™ most exhaustive till date; with â€˜Chroniclesâ€™ abound. Above it, the encyclopaedia offers historical awareness to the performances of Tagore drama in India and abroad from 1880 to 2002. Highly recommended for the Libraries, Schools, Academics, Research Institutions on Indian Drama, Music, Dance and Literature, a concise compendium addressed to Art historians and connoisseurs.
Biswajit Sinha (Author)
Biswajit Sinha was born in 1961. He holds Master's degree in two disciplines with professional training in 'Acting' from the Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, New Delhi. Stepped out of a professional career in theatre to pursue research works in the genre, Sri Biswajit Sinha is, today, an one-man mission encyclopaedist to whom goes the credit to bringout India's first encyclopaedic series on Indian Theatre, his singular contribution to the field. Sri Sinha holda Master's degree in two disciplines with professional training in 'Acting' from the Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts, New Delhi. He had a brief stint with IPTA's 'Living Theatre' directing few plays for this group Theatre' and as Repertory Artist of 'Brechtian Mirror'.