The Natyashastra

by Bharata-muni | 1951 | 240,273 words | ISBN-13: 9789385005831

The English translation of the Natyashastra, a Sanskrit work on drama, performing arts, theater, dance, music and various other topics. The word natyashastra also refers to a global category of literature encompassing this ancient Indian tradition of dramatic performance. The authorship of this work dates back to as far as at least the 1st millenn...

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THE NĀṬYAŚĀSTRA

A Treatise on Hindu Dramaturgy and Histrionics

Ascribed to

Bharata-muni

Vol. I. (Chapters I-XXVII)
Vol. II. (Chapters XXVIII-XXXVI)

Completely translated for the first time from the original Sanskrit

with an Introduction and Various Notes

 

by

MANOMOHAN GHOSH M.A., PH.D. D. (Cal.)

 

CALCUTTA

The ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY OF BENGAL

1950