Beyond Performing Art and Culture : Politico-Socio Aspects

V.P. Dhananjayan, B R Rhythms, 2007, xviii, 314 p, ills, ISBN : 8188827088, $60.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Beyond Performing Art and Culture : Politico-Socio Aspects/V.P. DhananjayanContents: Foreword. Preface. I. Articles on art and culture: i. Articles on art and culture: 1. Bharatanaatyam (salient features). 2. Varnam in Bharatanaatyam repertoire. 3. The classical arts. 4. Purush.... ii. Lectures: 1. Ouchityam in choreography (propriety in choreography). 2. Dance-drama.... ii. Personalities: 1. Periya Sarada Teacher. 2. Subbudu-maama "The man in black" or art critic of the century. 3. Aasaan -- a Beacon light...... iii. Social issues: 1. Role of artists in promoting social change. 2. Role of the media in promoting classical arts. 2. Return of Bhaarata.... iv. Politics: 1. The next president. 2. President's Govt. of experts. 3. Kesri's death-blow to the Congress. V. Letters to the editors: 1. Rukmini Devi's birth centenary. 2. Cultural Fascism. 3. Diaspora-Hauston, Texes, and Chicago..... vi. Letters to administrative heads: 1. Kerala Yuvajana Kala Matsaram (art competition among youth). 2. The Hon. Prime Minister. 3. The Ministry of Education and H.R.D..... vii. Book review.
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