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Author Bhatia, Nandi, 1963-
Title Acts of authority, acts of resistance : theater and politics in colonial and postcolonial India / Nandi Bhatia.
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2004.

Author Bhatia, Nandi, 1963-
Subject Women in the theater -- India.
Protest movements -- Taiwan -- History.
Theater -- India -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Political aspects -- India -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 206 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The theoretical-historical context -- Censorship and the politics of nationalist drama -- Multiple mediations of 'Shakespeare' -- Performance and protest in the Indian People's Theatre Association -- Colonial history and postcolonial interventions : staging the 1857 mutiny as 'The great rebellion' in Utpal Dutt's Mahavidroha -- Bringing women's struggles to the streets in postcolonial India -- Appendix : A bill to empower the government to prohibit certain dramatic performances.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Summary Explores the relationship between nationalism, colonialism, and the politics of theater in colonial and postcolonial India.
Note English.
ISBN 9780472024629 (electronic bk.)
0472024620 (electronic bk.)
0472112635 (cloth ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.3998/mpub.17085
OCLC # 588870223
Additional Format Print version: Bhatia, Nandi, 1963- Acts of authority, acts of resistance. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2004 9780472112630 (OCoLC)55688029.

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