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A Modern Introduction to Indian Aesthetic Theory
Rs.550.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">The foundation of the Indian aesthetic theory can be traced to Bharatamuni's Natyashastra where he gave his theory of beauty (theory of rasa) which was later elaborately developed by learned scho...
Aesthetics
Rs.1,100.00

This work may well be expected to serve as an introduction to the study of aesthetics, suitable alike to the needs of our students and the general reader. A fair part of it dea...

Aesthetics Kala aur Saundarya ka Darshnik Vivecana
Rs.600.00

After its attainment of Independence, India has witnessed the quickening of a new life in the field of art as well. Cultural exchanges between its various regions have shown a marked upswing, and reflection on cultural matters ...

Aesthetics Kala aur Saundarya ka Darshnik Vivecana
Rs.280.00

After its attainment of Independence, India has witnessed the quickening of a new life in the field of art as well. Cultural exchanges between its various regions have shown a marked upswing, and reflection on cultural matters ...

Art as Dialogue
Rs.200.00
<p align="justify"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">This refreshingly original work presents a totally new methodology for understanding the concept of aesthetic experience. The traditional model of explaining this experience through the dichotomy of...
Art, Aesthetics and Philosophy
Rs.420.00
<p style="text-align: justify;">The savants of the twentieth century have excavated the past to discerningly reveal the present. Swami Vivekananda, Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Mahatma Gandhi and Ananda Coomaraswamy, among others, interpreted Indian aesthetics, civilization, c...
Art, Beauty And Creativity
Rs.600.00

When the 18th century German philosopher, A.G. Baumgarten first introduced' Aesthetics' as an academic discipline to deal with the philosophy of beauty, he couldn't possibly have anticipated the controversies that h...

Avenues to Beauty
Rs.580.00
<p align="justify"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">This book may well be expected to interest one and all, if only because of the diversity of its content and the way it has been pre...
Comparative Literary Theory
Rs.550.00

Two cultures of the world — Greek and Indian — have nourished literature. While the contemporary Western thinking is rooted in Greek thought, especially of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, and percolated down to the modern European languages with the adve...

Dramatic Concepts Greek and Indian
Rs.890.00
<p align="justify"> <span style="FONT-SIZE: small; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">This study offers a fresh approach in comparing ancient Greek and Indian dramatic theories. Instead of treating the <i>Poetics</i> and the <i>Natyashastra </i>as Western a...
Hindustani Music and the Aesthetic Concept of Form
Rs.520.00

With its roots in the Samaveda (which treats it as a 'divine art'), music in India has a long, splendid tradition. Over the centuries, it has absorbed fresh influences and experimented with new forms to finally e...

Hindustani Sangeet
Rs.600.00

There are three major ways of looking at Hindustani sangeet. An easy-to-follow discussion of its basic concepts is one. A truthful and sympathetic, yet not merely laudatory, account of the life and art of some of its masterly exponents ...

Hindustani Sangeet and a Philosopher of Art
Rs.850.00

The book is decidedly the very first of its kind. It seeks to weigh some basic facts and concepts of Hindustani sangeet (music, rhythm, and Kathak dance) against the art theories of Susanne K. Langer, an eminent aestheti...

Intercultural Dialogue and the Human Image
Rs.600.00

This book, with a foreword by Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan, incorporates Prof. Maurice Friedman's lectures, discussions and exchanges which took place in the Intercultural Dialogue at many levels. The integral dialogical approach o...

Rasa in Aesthetics
Rs.700.00

The Indian tradition of criticism is over two millennia old. And its rasa theory has, from the beginning, essentially influenced authors, connoisseurs and art critics alike. First expounded sometime between the 1st century bc and the fourth century AD in the eminen...

Rasa in Aesthetics
Rs.450.00

The Indian tradition of criticism is over two millennia old. And its rasa theory has, from the beginning, essentially influenced authors, connoisseurs and art critics alike. First expounded sometime between the 1st century bc and the fourth century AD in the eminen...

Rasikapriya
Rs.5,800.00

Rasikapriya is a lakshan granth, a foundational text, of ritikavya or mannered poetry, and Keshavdas is the father of ritikal. It was the early seventeenth century, and in the court of Raja Indrajit of Orchha in Bundelkhand, Keshavdas, th...

Revisiting Literature, Criticism and Aesthetics in India
Rs.1,400.00

The declining decades of the 20th century witnessed discussion of various issues pertaining to colonialism, postcolonialism, literary criticism and aesthetics in India. The present book in its fou...

The Metaphors of Indian Arts and Other Essays
Rs.1,950.00

This anthology Metaphors of the Indian Arts and Other Essays is a selection of writings of Dr Kapila Vatsyayan’s nearly four-decade long journey as an art critic and art historian. It reveals the distinct nature of Indian arts from the angle of the w...

The Royal Temple Theater of Krishnattam
Rs.1,700.00
Krishnattam, a unique Sanskrit ritualistic dance-theater of Kerala, is one among India’s treasure trove of rare living artistic masterpieces. In time past, Krishnattam, based on the Sanskrit poem Krishnagiti by the Zamorin King Manaveda, thrived in the roya...
The Winged Form
Rs.500.00

This collection of essays, a thoroughly revised and enlarged version of its first earlier edition (1979), is a pioneering treatment of the Hindustani rhythm in the way of contemporary (Western) aesthetics. It seeks, on the one hand, to determine and distinguish the meaning of such key words as...

Transformation of Poetic Discourse in Rasa and Post-Structural Poetics
Rs.650.00

Rasa, the Indian literary theory, and the post-structuralism, the Western literary theory, constitute two important areas of study in literary criticism and literature. This volume tries to define rasa and post-structuralist theories in clear and graphical terms. It focuses on inter-cultural a...

Vyangyavyakhya
Rs.1,250.00

The doctrine of dhvani, expounded by Anandavardhana (ninth century ce) in Kashmir though contested by his contemporaries at home, received sound acclamation in Kerala. A royal dramatist — Kulashekhara – of the same century applied dhvani

Wonderworld of Tropical Bonsai
Rs.320.00

Wonderworld of Tropical Bonsai is a practical guide for those making their first tentative forays into the world of bonsai cultivation, as well as for those who are actively growing miniature plants. There are chapters that study every aspect of bonsai, from soil s...