Author: K Venkata ReddyPublisher: Prestige BooksYear: 2004Language: EnglishPages: 202ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175511524
Indian drama, written both in English and translated into English from other languages, has registered a remarkable growth in recent years. The translations have forged a link between the east and the west, north and south and contributed to the growing richness of contemporary creative consciousness. The present book makes an innovative attempt at offering a wide and comprehensive gallery of Indian playwrights, evaluating their significant works, leading to an overall assessment of the fast-growing genre of drama. Included in this volume, amongst others, are Tagore, Asif Currimbhoy, Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Badal Sircar, Mohan Rakesh, Mahashweta Devi, Shiv Batalvi, Gurcharan Das and Mahesh Dattani.