Readership: General readers, students and scholars of modern Indian theatre and contemporary Indian literature.
Girish Karnad, Writer, playwright, actor, director, and poet
Girish Karnad is one of India's foremost playwrights and is best-known for his use of history and mythology to critique contemporary political and social issues. A World Theatre Ambassador of the International Theatre Institute, Paris, Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, Karnad's plays have been translated into several Indian languages and staged all over the world.
Prologue: The March of 'Tughlaq'
Introduction by U.R. Ananthamurthy
'Historical Fictions and Postcolonial Representation: Reading Girish Karnad's Tughlaq' by Aparna Dharwadker