Author: Bharati DebiAnshu Prokash Nandan/Painter/Illustrator/Animator: A P NandanPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2010Language: EnglishPages: 36ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123758978
Masks have been used since ancient times for religious, cultural and entertainment purpose. An essential element in many rituals and festivals, the masks extends its power and mystery for the wearer as well as the audience. This interesting book brings together the various types of masks used in the different states of India. Complemented with colourful illustrations, it presents the art of making, wearing and acting a mask as can be seen in the rituals and ceremonies of various communities in India.
Acknowledgements ForewordList of Photographs / Sketches Introduction 1. Classification2. Material 3. Form 4. Size5. Play & Game 6. Drama7. Mask Dance 8. Festival Dance 9. Ritual Dance10. Decoration 11. OthersAppendix