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Volume 1 Issue 7

December 2014

Stagecraft of Girish Karnad: An Analysis of Style and Technique in Tughlag, Hayavadana and Nagamandala
Ms. E. Sumathi, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of English, 
RVS College Technical Campus, 
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Abstract
Girish Ragunath Karnad is a renowned actor, film producer and playwright. As an actor - director, art critic and film star, he is a man of many achievements. As a playwright Karnad has received widespread national and international recognition. The present paper brings out the style and technique in the plays of karnad with reference to his three plays Tughlag, Hayavadana and Nagamandala where he has sought for an appropriate approach in style and form of the theatre which is closer to the traditions of India.
Keywords
Girish Karnad; Tughlag; Hayavadana; Nagamandala; Bhagawatha; Politics; Irony; Symbolism; Folk Tales; Shape shifting.
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