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Author Da Costa, Dia.

Title Development dramas : reimagining rural political action in Eastern India / Dia Da Costa
Published New Delhi ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 302 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I; Introduction: Reimagining Development and Rural Political Action; One Development Dramas and World-Historical Anomalies; Two The Work of Political Theatre in a Democratic Place; Three Political Society in Formation: Staging Early Critiques; Part II; Four Spect-actors of History; Five 'Spoiled Sons' and 'Sincere Daughters': Schooling, Security, and Empowerment; Six Have they Disabled Us? Liquor Production and Grammars of Material Distress; Seven The Snake-Goddess and her Antidote: Compelling Collectivity against Inequality and UncertaintyConclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary Study with reference to Jana Sanskriti Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed, Calcutta, India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-291) and index
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Subject Jana Sanskriti Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed (Calcutta, India)
Jana Sanskriti Centre for Theatre of the Oppressed (Kolkata, India)
Political plays, Bengali -- History and criticism
Rural poor -- Political aspects -- India -- West Bengal
Theater and society -- India -- West Bengal
Theater -- Political aspects -- India -- West Bengal
India -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315816253