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Rukmini Devi Arundale 1904-1986: A Visionary Architect of Indian Culture and the Performing Arts

Price : $13.75
ISBN # : 9788120827400
Author : Dr. Avanthi Meduri
pages: 255
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
Published : 2005

The essay in this book endeavour to capture the multifaceted cultural and aesthetic legacy of Rukmini Devi preserved both in India and international scholars, including dance critics, dance administrators, dancers, dance teachers, bureaucrats, and alumni of the world-renowned lalakshetra arts institution that Rukmini Devi founded in 1936. The essays also discuss Rukmini Devi`s aesthetic vision in relation to history,to tradition, her creation of ensemble dance-drama productions, and contemporary dance in the United Kingdom.

Review 1:
''Helpful references are copious.....and interesting guide to Rukmini Devi, that marvel of the 20th century-which should whet the appetite for further readings.''
Source: --The Hindu 26th April, 2005

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 01 August, 2006.
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