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Modern Sri Lankan Drama

An Anthology (Studies on Sri Lanka Series, No. 15)

by D. C. R. A. Goonetilleke

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Published by South Asia Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Sri Lankan drama (English),
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9079130M
    ISBN 10817030251X
    ISBN 109788170302513

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About the Book This anthology seeks to capture the achievement of Sri Lankan drama in English. This drama offers a variety of styles ranging from social satire to experimental and futuristic theatre. It covers a whole range of subjects from loneliness and violence, through acquisitiveness and commercialism, to technological development.

Its significance transcends the narrowly Sri Lankan. Genre/Form: Anthologies (form) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Modern Sri Lankan drama.

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RASANJALEE A synergy of traditional and modern Sri Lankan dance, music and drama forms – SPONSORED BY THE SINHALESE CULTURAL FORUM OF NSW Book Description. Drama has been a major component of Sri Lankan culture from time immemorial.

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The direct objective of our traditional ritualistic bali-thovil performances, for example, has been : Ravindra Ranasinghe. Modern Sri Lankan Poetry: An Anthology, Sri Satguru Publications (Delhi, India), Modern Sri Lankan Drama: An Anthology, Sri Satguru Publications (Delhi, India), The Penguin New Writing in Sri Lanka, Penguin Books India (New Delhi, India), The Penguin Book of Modern Sri Lankan Stories, Penguin Books India (New Delhi, India),   Interdisciplinary in its approach, this book explores the dilemmas that Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in modern Sri Lanka.

Prominent scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, Buddhist studies and Pali examine multiple dimensions of the : Mahinda Deegalle. Madol Doova Sinhala: is a Sri Lankan drama film directed by Lester James Peries and release Young Upali Giniwella is resentful of his new stepmother and lashes out by committing harmless acts of mischief around the village.

For this Upali is sent to a boarding. Goonetilleke, DCRA (ed.) Modern Sri Lankan Stories (), Modern Sri Lankan Poetry (), Modern Sri Lankan Drama (), The Penguin New Writing in Sri Lanka (), The Penguin Book of Modern Sri Lankan Stories (), Sri Lankan Literature in English A 50th Independence Anniversary Anthology (), and Wijesinha, Rajiva (ed.).Ediriweera Sarachchandra (Sinhala: මහාචාර්ය එදිරිවීර සරච්චන්ද්‍ර) (3 June – 16 August ) was a Sri Lankan playwright, novelist, poet, literary critic, essayist and social commentator.

Considered Sri Lanka's premier playwright, he was a senior lecturer at the University of Peradeniya for many years and served as Sri Lankan Born: 3 JuneGalle, Sri Lanka. Interdisciplinary in its approach, this book explores the dilemmas that Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in modern Sri Lanka.

Prominent scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, Buddhist studies and Pali examine multiple dimensions of the problem/5(3).