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Download e-book for kindle: Gender, Religion, and Modern Hindi Drama by Diana Dimitrova

By Diana Dimitrova

ISBN-10: 0773533648

ISBN-13: 9780773533646

Diana Dimitrova reports the illustration of gender and faith in Hindi drama from its beginnings within the moment half the 19th century till the Sixties - the interval while city proscenium Hindi theatre, which originated below Western effect, matured and thrived.

Her concentration is on how various non secular and mythological versions touching on ladies were remodeled in Hindi drama and even if the seven consultant dramatists mentioned during this e-book current conservative or releasing Hindu pictures of the female. She examines how the intersections of gender, faith, and beliefs account for the production of the canon of recent Hindi drama, particularly the statement of a conservative interpretation of orthodox Hindu photographs of the female in addition to the exclusion of dramatists who introduce cutting edge releasing photos of the feminine.

The overt cause of the destructive perspective towards this leading edge illustration of gender is that it really is perceived as "Western" and hence "non-Indian." against this, the author's research of Hindu mythology, faith, and theatre historical past finds that the recent interpretation of gender is deeply embedded in Hindu culture and is therefore either Hindu Indian and modernist Western in character.

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