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Women in Indian Puppetry: Negotiating Traditional Roles and New Possibilities

Women in Indian Puppetry: Negotiating Traditional Roles and New Possibilities Abstract: As new possibilities open up to women in India’s changing economy, women puppeteers are transforming the face of both traditional and contemporary forms of Indian puppetry. An investigation into the work of several prominent women puppeteers, from rural and urban settings, shows the range of challenges these women artists face as well as the important contributions they are making to grow and sustain India’s puppetry arts. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Women in Indian Puppetry: Negotiating Traditional Roles and New Possibilities

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 32 (2) – Sep 14, 2015

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Abstract

Abstract: As new possibilities open up to women in India’s changing economy, women puppeteers are transforming the face of both traditional and contemporary forms of Indian puppetry. An investigation into the work of several prominent women puppeteers, from rural and urban settings, shows the range of challenges these women artists face as well as the important contributions they are making to grow and sustain India’s puppetry arts.

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Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Sep 14, 2015

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