Zero Plus One: Beckett and the Natyasastra

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An analysis of performance practice and the embodiment of imaginative worlds as exemplified in Beckett's theatre and evaluated in the light of understandings articulated in the ancient Indian performance manual the Natyasastra.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Natyasastra and the Body in Performance
Subtitle of host publicationEssays on Indian Theories of Dance and Drama
Editors Sreenath Nair
Place of PublicationJefferson, North Carolina
PublisherMcFarland and Company
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4766-1221-8
ISBN (Print)978-0-7864-7178-2
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Performance aesthetics
  • Body
  • Beckett

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