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Bharat Gupt
1946,  Male ,  Indian

Bharat Gupt, Reader (Associate Professor) in English, College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi, holds two Master’s degrees, one from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and another from Toronto. He did this doctoral research at the M.S. University of Baroda. He was taught sitar and surbahar by Pandit Uma Shankar Mishra and musicology and classics by Acarya Brhaspati. Trained both in modern and traditional educational systems, he is also on the Visiting Faculty of National School of Drama, Delhi. For his interest in media studies he was awarded a Fellowship to work at the McLuhan Program, University of Toronto. Author of several research articles, he has presented many papers at various international seminars.


Member of the Jury for the International Onasis Prize for Drama (1995)

1. “The Technique of Allusion in the Poetry of T.S. Eliot”, in Student’s Handbook in American Literature. Ed. C.D. Narsimhaiah, Ludhiana Kalyani, 1972, pp. 188-97.
2. “Laxmi Narain Lal Ka Abdulla Dewaana (in Hindi)”, in Natak Aur Rang Manch, ed. I, Madan, Delhi: Lipi Prakashan, 1975, pp. 95-100.
3. “Ravishena krita Padma Purana main Sangit Carca (in Hindi)”, in Sangeet, Hatharasa Karyalaya, May 1981, pp. 15-16.
4. “Sangit ko Acharya Brihaspati ki den (in Hindi)”, in Sangeet, 6 articles, July-December, 1981.
5. “Origin of Dhruvapada”, in Sangeet Nataka, Journal of Sangeet Natak Academy, New Delhi.
6. “Music in the Natyasastra”, in Journal of the Music Academy, Madras 56 (1985), 165-75; 57 (1986), 172-81; 58 (1987), 91-109; 59 (1988) 57-82; 60 (1989).
7. “Valmiki’s Ramayana and the Natyasastra”, in Sangeet Natak, 81-82 (July-Dec. 1986) 63-76.
8. “The Date of Natyasastra”, Journal of the Original Institute of Baroda 36, 1-4 (Sept. 86-June 87) 69-86.
9. “Use of the Dhruva Songs in Ancient Indian Theatre”, Journal of the Oriental Institute of Baroda 37 (March-June 1988) 305-20.
10. “Classifications on Lokadharmi and Natyadharmi”, Sangeet Natak 95, (Jan.-March 1990) 35-44.
11. “Peace as Theatrical Experience”, in Manascarya, Journal of Cultural Studies, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Vol. II, No. 2&3, 1996, pp. 64-9.
12. “What is Ethnic”, The Eastern Anthropologist, 50:2, 1997, pp. 139-46.
13. “Religious Plurality in Education”, Globalization and Identity, Editors, Majid Tehraninan and B. Jeannie Lum, transaction Publishers, UK/USA, 2006, pp. 55-62.
14. “Laughter and Tears in Classical Indian Theatre: Its Theoretical Frame”, Dioniso, Indtituto Nazionale del Dramma Antico. DIONYSOS 2007, No. 6, Journal of National Institute of Ancient Drama, Italy, pp. 338-41.
15. “Classical Indian Art Theory and its Present Day Worth”, Shruti, Delhi, Vol. 2, April 2008, pp. 58-71.

Books by Bharat Gupt