Overview for Bengali Theatre: Dramatic Voyage of Delhi
Series X quickly establish itself as the first ever standard reference book on Bengali Theatre outside Bengal. The resource book plays a major role in familiarizing the reader for the first time with Bengali Theatre from a part or parts of the country which even Bengal is not familiar with. A pioneering and comprehensive account and documentation of Bengali stage which flourished chiefly in Delhi with an overview of dramatic efforts in other states of India. It urges that the whole of India should be the canvas of todays Bengali Theatre.
The treatise will definately fulfil a long felt need amongst Theatre connoisseurs as the encyclopedia offer an authentic historical awareness to the performances of Bengali dramas in the last millenium.
Copiously illustrated with invaluable and rare photographs this is a concise compendium addressed to the Theatre historians critics, art lovers students of drama and cultural studies.
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'.
Ashok K Choudhury (Author)
Dr. Ashok K. Choudhury, associated with India's National Academy of Letters, is the first Indian scholar to do doctoral research on the role of National Academies in promoting art, literature and culture. Having brilliant academic records with both Master's degree and Bachelor's degree and securing first position is presently doing his postdoctoral research on the Thematical Varieties of Post-Independent Oriya Literature. Author of seven books and more than eighty articles based on erudite research, Dr. Choudhury was invited to join the team of scholars of A Critical Inventory of Ramayan Studies in the world, a joint project of Sahitya Akademi and Union Academic International of Bruxelles, Belgium. Recipient of Banshidhar Acharya Memorial Gold Medal, Dr. Choudhury is also the Visiting Faculty of Aggarwal college, (M.D. University, Rohtak), Ballabhgarh, Haryana.
K P A Menon (Author)
Dr. K. P. A. Menon Chancellor of the Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth, New Delhi is an eminent scholar scientist and administrator who has held many important assignments in the governments including the post of Defence Secretary to the Govt. of India Epic poetry and dramas have been his special field of interest and he is also trying to unearth the vast treasure contained in Sanskrit literature in diverse fields like agriculture science and technology , politics etc: He is the recipient of a large number of national of international awards including the honorary Fellowship of the Biographical Academy of the commonwealth & international Biographical Centre, Cambridge Award of he American Biographical Institute, Albert Einstein Memorial Medal as well as the Sahitya-Nikasa and the Kalidasa Awards for his Sanskrit Writings. He has also been vested with the titled of Panditaratnam by the Visva Samskrita Pratisthanam.