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Barricade

English · Paperback / Softback

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A political play staging the Nazi takeover of Germany with an eye on India.

Although Utpal Dutt is acknowledged as a trailblazer of post-Independence Indian theater, English readers have not had access to the range and wealth of his drama. Barricade is a political play that stages the Nazi takeover of Germany in 1933 with an eye on India. Today, the surge to power of far-right parties and fundamentalist fanaticism across the world means that the co-option of democracy and civil society that led to Nazi fascism can happen again--or indeed has already happened--granting Barricade its immediate urgency. Equipped with an introduction analyzing its historical context, this translation of Barricade is also a very rare product in dramatic literature, collating both the printed original as well as a documented performance of the production directed by Dutt.

Product details

Authors Utpal Dutt, Ananda Lal
Assisted by Ananda Lal (Translation)
Publisher Seagull Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 01.09.2022
 
EAN 9781803090511
ISBN 978-1-80309-051-1
No. of pages 132
Dimensions 124 mm x 216 mm x 10 mm
Weight 159 g
Series India List
Subject Fiction > Poetry, drama

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