Five Plays

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - Drama - 357 pages
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Vijay Tendulkar has been in the vanguard of Indian theater for almost forty years. These five plays: Silence!, Vultures, Sakharam, Encounter, and Kamala are some of his best-known, most socially relevant, and also most controversial. His work will interest anyone concerned with Indian theater and writing, as well as literature and drama students.

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Review: Five Plays: Kamala; Silence! the Court Is in Session; Sakharam Binder; The Vultures; Encounter in Umbugland

User Review  - Swapnil - Goodreads

Vijay Tendulkar's work is among the most influential writings ever written. The way he has created human characters and told harsh realities of life is just extra ordinary. It is just beyond my ... Read full review

Review: Five Plays: Kamala; Silence! the Court Is in Session; Sakharam Binder; The Vultures; Encounter in Umbugland

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

His insight on women is incredible, given he wrote these plays during the sixties. Read full review

Contents

Silence The Court is in Session
53
The Vultures
199
Encounter in Umbugland
267
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Vijay Tendulkar is one of India's most influential dramatists. Author of thirty full-length plays, twenty-three one-act plays, several of which have become classics of modern Indian theater. He has been awarded the Padma Bhushan, the Vishnudas Bhave Memorial Award, and the Katha Chudamini Award.
Balwant Bhaneja holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester. His translation and adaptation of plays from India have been produced by BBC World Service, including a translation of Safar/Cyclewallah (The Cyclist).

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