Three Indian Playwrights

Three Indian Playwrights

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Author: R K Dhawan
Editor(s): R K Dhawan
Publisher: Prestige Books
Year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 160
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8175511591


Indian drama in English translation has made bold innovations and fruitful experiments in terms of both thematic concerns and technical virtuosities. The present volume discusses the contribution of three significant playwrights, namely: Rabindranath Tagore, Badal Sircar, and Mahasweta Devi. All these dramatists have written their plays originally in Bengali, but these have been translated into English.

As a result thereof, they have received worldwide acclaim. A detailed study of these plays shows that these works are the symbols of the new resurgence in Indian literature, society and culture and have been instrumental in giving new shape to modern Indian drama.