Performing the Ramayana Tradition

Performing the Ramayana Tradition

Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments

Bharucha, Rustom; Richman, Paula

Oxford University Press Inc

07/2021

392

Dura

Inglês

9780197552506

15 a 20 dias

730

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Preface and Acknowledgements: The Journey of the Book

List of Illustrations

Note on Transliteration

I. Orientations and Beginnings

1. The Ramayana Narrative Tradition as a Resource for Performance
Paula Richman

2. Thinking the Ramayana Tradition through Performance
Rustom Bharucha

3. Where Narrative and Performance Meet: Nepathya's R=am=aya.na Sa.mk.s=epam
Rizio Yohannan

II The Politics of Caste

4. Shambuk's Severed Head by Omprakash Valmiki
Translation by Aaron Sherraden

5. Recasting Shambuk in Three Hindi Anti-Caste Dramas
Aaron Sherraden

6. The Killing of Shambuk: A Retelling from a Director's Perspective
Sudhanva Deshpande

III Interrogating the Anti-Hero

7. Ravana Center Stage: Origins of Ravana and King of Lanka
Paula Richman

8. Ravana as Dissident Artist: The Tenth Head and Ravanama
Rustom Bharucha

8a. Script of The Tenth Head
Vinay Kumar

8b. Script of Ravanama
Maya Krishna Rao

IV Performing Gender

9. The Making of RamaRavana: Reflections on Gender, Music, and Staging
Hanne M. de Bruin

10. Writing Her "Self": The Politics of Gender in Nangyarkuttu
Mundoli Narayanan

V Conversations and Arguments

11. Reflections on Ramayana in Kutiyattam
David Shulman, Margi Madhu Chakyar, Dr. Indu G. with Rustom Bharucha

12. Questions around Ram Vijay: Sattriya in a Monastic Tradition
Sri Narayan Chandra Goswami with Parasmoni Dutta, Paula Richman,
and Rustom Bharucha

13. Performing the Argument: Ramayana in Talamaddale
Akshara K.V.

VI Beyond Enactment

14. Revisiting "Being Rama": Playing a God in Changing Times
Urmimala Sarkar Munsi

15. The Night Before Bhor Arti: Play and Banarasipan in the Ramnagar Ramlila
Bhargav Rani

16. The Challenges Ahead: Researching the Ramayana Performance Tradition
Rustom Bharucha

Glossary

List of Contributors

Index
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