x, 688p.+38p., B/W Plts., Bib., 25 cm. (Encyclopaedia of Indian Theatre, Vol. 5)
CONTENTS:- Part I: 1. Introduction; 2. Text (Salient Features, Synopsis, Critical Insights and Index); 3. Drama in Performance; 4. Non-Dramatic Works in Performance; 5. Tagore's Life in Performance. Part II: 6. Miscellany; 7. Bibliography; 8. Photographic Documentation of Tagore Productions.
First ever published encyclopaedia cevoted solely on "Rabindranath Tagore" as a dramatist. Series V quickly establish itself a standard "Reference Source" on this unrivalled master of modern Indian drama. Copiously illustrated with invaluable and rare photographs, this is a bio-bibliographical resources on this genius, providing almost everything you need to know about this great playwright, actor, musician, choreographer, theatre director, critic and forerunner of Indian dance-drama genre. A monumental work covering his life and works, silent features of each plays their synopsis, critical insights and indexing. His dramatic texts, translations, bio-critical notices in Indian vernaculars and foreign languages in the form of a 'Bibliography' most exhaustive till date; with 'Chronicles' abound. Above it, the encyclopaedia offers historical awareness to the performances of Tagore drama in India and abroad from 1880 to 2002.