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Theory of Drama in Ancient India, 1964 by Dr. R. L. Ahuja

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The Theory of Drama in Ancient India, 1964 by Dr. R. L. Ahuja, published by The Indian Publications, Ambala Cantt.,argues the need for the Western world to study India's Natya Sastra.

The topics include:
The definition of drama
The nature of drama
The function of drama
The elements of drama
Ancient drama and religion
Religious drama and popular play
Drama as a folk art
Play instinct of man
Drama as a literary art

The little hardcover book has seven or eight small check marks in its margins. Otherwise, except for some shelf wear to the spine  the book is in very good condition.

This appears to be the only edition and printing of a rare and significant reference volume. This thin volume of 56 pages is 5 inches by 7 1/2 inches.

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