The Dread Departure
Translated by Gauri Deshpande
5.5 x 8.5 inches, x + 67pp, 13 halftones. 1989
ISBN : 9788170460596
Rs 175.00 (PB)
In an unusually irreverent text that plays with the traditional Marathi musical mode of the mourning keertan and the theme of death, Satish Alekar's The Dread Departure tells the story of a dead man who will be cremated the way he wants to be and no other way.
Satish Alekar is Professor and Head, Lalit Kala Kendra, Pune Universityand Vice-Chairman, National School of Drama, New Delhi.
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