Theatre and Its Other
Abhinavagupta on Dance and Dramatic Acting
In Theatre and Its Other, Elisa Ganser revisits a telling debate on the intertwined natures of dance and dramatic acting; preserved in Abhinavagupta’s eleventh-century commentary on the Nāṭyaśāstra, it reflects complex historical shifts in aesthetic theory and performance practice. ; Readership: All those interested in the history of Indian dance and theatre and in Abhinavagupta’s aesthetics, including scholars and students of Indology, performance, dance, and theatre studies, as well as performers.
KeywordsThe arts; Dance & other performing arts
Publication date and place2022
SeriesGonda Indological Studies,
Dance & other performing arts