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Stigmas of the Tamil Stage

An Ethnography of Special Drama Artists in South India

by Susan Seizer

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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • India,
  • Asia - India,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Theater,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Anthropology/Ethnography,
  • PERFORMANCE STUDIES/THEATER ST,
  • South Asian Studies,
  • Theater and society,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Anthropological aspects,
  • Ethnology,
  • Tamil Nadu

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9568282M
    ISBN 100822334321
    ISBN 109780822334323

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Praise “Stigmas of the Tamil Stage is an interesting and well-written study, most thorough in the analysis of comedic performance and in the history of Tamilnadu’s Special Drama.” — Leslie Johnson, Anthropology of Work Review “[Stigmas of the Tamil Stage] a veritable tour de forceThe book is a must read for all those interested in popular performance practices in South Asia Author: Susan Seizer.

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Her book, Stigmas of the Tamil Stage: An Ethnography of Special Drama artists in South India (Duke University Press ) won the prestigious Many of her scholarly interests follow threads she first explored as a performer: improvisation; the way comedy can be used to do just about anything; and the particular exhilaration many women find in /5(10).

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Title: Stigmas of The Tamil Stage: An Ehnography of Special Drama in South India Author Name: Susan Siezer Categories: Other, Edition: Reprint Publisher: Kolkata, India, Seagull: ISBN: ISBN Binding: Soft Cover Book Condition: New Size: 15 Cms x Cms Seller ID: Keywords: Tamil Stage Indian Stage Drama Theatre South Indian Stage Drama Theatre.

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