SIVA in Dance, Myth and iconography
(ISBN 10: 0195625951 / ISBN 13: 9780195625950 )
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About the Book
Title: SIVA in Dance, Myth and iconography
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi, India
Publication Date: 1990
Binding: Paperback Book
Book Condition: Very Good+
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Issued
Edition: Presumed First Printing
"Oxford University South Asian Studies Series". This is quite the research book on SIVA. It explains the Indian Classical Dance with a full range of actual photos. There is also a very interesting section on sculptures of the dance. This is a larger soft cover trade paperback, c1990. The condition is Very Good+. Presumed first paperback printing. The book is clean & bright with nice tight pages. These pages are clean, bright and unmarked. No names. Nice Solid Book ! 242 pages including index. Bookseller Inventory # 005079
Synopsis: In this book, Anne-Marie Gaston, a professional exponent of several Indian classical dance styles, combines her knowledge of the oral and literary traditions of Bharata Natyam with an extensive review of Saivite sculpture. She demonstrates that sculptural depictions of Siva, and his manifestations in dance, have a common root in mythology, and shows the interdependence of the two arts through an examination of symbolic stances and postures of the hands and feet. Beginning with a brief historical survey of the dance in India, Gaston discusses its secular-religious functions and the extent to which changing social norms have affected the form.
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