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TitleThe Natyasastra and the body in performance : essays on Indian theories of dance and drama
Author edited by Sreenath Nair ; foreword by M. Krzysztof Byrski
Imprint Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
Descript viii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


"The Natyasastra is an extensive documentation of terminologies, concepts and methodologies. The aesthetic theory of rasa is central to the Natyasastra, a term widely used in recent debates in aesthetics, philosophy, neuroscience and performance practice. This volume presents 14 scholarly essays exploring the Natyasastra from the multiple perspectives of Indian performance studies"-- Provided by publisher


Introduction: the Natyasastra and performance studies / Sreenath Nair -- Epistemology -- Aesthetics -- Neuroscience -- Kutiyattam -- Transcultural theory and performance practice

Bharata Muni. Nāṭyaśāstra Theater -- India Sanskrit drama -- History and criticism Aesthetics Indic Criticism interpretation etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635

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