Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance, by Harshita Mruthinti Kamath

Authors

  • Narasingha P. Sil Western Oregon University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/rosa.19279

Keywords:

Indian dance, Kuchipudi, gender, masculinity, folklore, vernacular religion, māyā , performance, theatre, Śrīkṛṣṇa, Satyabhāmā, Andhra Pradesh

Abstract

Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance, by Harshita Mruthinti Kamath. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2019. xv + 225 pp., $34.95 (pb). ISBN 9780520301665.

References

Connell, Raewyn. 1995. Masculinities. London: Allen & Unwin.

Inhorn, Marcia C. 2012. The New Arab Man: Emergent Masculinities, Technologies, and Islam in the Middle East. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Kothari, Sunil, and Avinash Pasricha. 2001. Kuchipudi: Indian Classical Dance Art. New Delhi: Abhinav Publications.

Pandey, Rachana. 2017. ‘Men in Theatrical Performance.’ Muse India 72: 4.

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Published

2021-03-04

How to Cite

Sil, . N. P. . (2021). Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance, by Harshita Mruthinti Kamath. Religions of South Asia, 13(3), 388–392. https://doi.org/10.1558/rosa.19279

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