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Major Sanskrit Dramatists

Biswajit Sinha (Author) Encyclopaedia of indian Theatre

Series II quickly establish itself as a cornucopia of information on thirteen outstanding dramatists, mostly of the ancient and few belonging to the medieval era. They include Asvaghosa, Bhattanarayana, Bhavabhuti, Bodhayana, Dhananjaya, Harshadeva, Jayadeva, Krishna Misra, Murari, Rupa Goswami, Saktibhadra, Sudraka and Visakhadatta. This is a bio-bibliographical work that offers a wealth of information on These major Sanskrit dramatists, providing almost everything you need to know about them in the form of a comprehensive information package furnishing the date, time, legends and life of each dramatists. An insight into their work is offered through critical views on their writings followed by synopsis, list of dramatis personae, time analysis and plots of the plays. An exhaustive bibliography of works and their translations in Indian and foreign languages and a select bio-critical notices enhance the scope of this unique encyclopaedia. Above it, the reference book provides historical awareness to the performance of various plays over the last two centuries supported by very rare and invaluable photographs. Thus the range of information provided and range of information provided and convenience of arrangement make this the ideal companion for Sanskritist, Students of Drama and literature, Art historians, Documentalists, Critics and theatre lovers.

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About the author

Biswajit Sinha

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'.

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Bibliographic information

Title Major Sanskrit Dramatists
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st. Ed.
Publisher Raj Publications
Language: English
isbn 8186208216
length xii+476p., Figures; Plates; 23cm.