Vol.3, No.2, AUTUMN 2013

Special Issue on Theatre of The Absurd


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1-A theatre of possibilities and contestations: Reading Jean Genet from the margins and his theatre as the site of deconstructing power in his plays The Maids and The Balcony (PDF)

Samana Madhuri

2-Subversion through Inversion: A Reading of Genet’s The Balcony (PDF)

Neha Singh

3-Theorizing the Absurd: Waiting for Godot Sixty Years After (PDF)

Vijay Kumar Rai

4-Analysing Shakespearean Adaptations in Modern European Absurdist Drama: Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi and Eugene Ionesco’s Macbett (PDF)

Kalyanee Rajan

5-Absurdism as a Tendency in Theatre: Ranging from Aristophanes to Beckett and Pinter (PDF)

Melike Saba Akim

6-Understanding Errors: Withholding Communication in Albert Camus’s Misunderstanding or Le Malentendu`(PDF)

Shilpa Bhat D

7-One Step Beyond Logic: Chaos and Metatheatricality in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (PDF)

Debasree Basu

8-Living in a no Man’s Land: Space, Identity and Human Dilemma in Harold Pinter’s The Birthday Party (PDF)

Hasina Wahida

9-Futility, Hopelessness and Meaninglessness: Central Forces leading towards Absurdity in Beckett’s Waiting for Godot (PDF)

Darsha Jani

10-Today’s fear of ‘Being’ in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot (PDF)

Komal Rakwal

11-Individuals crave for happiness beneath the senseless burden of existence: With special reference to Camus’ selected works (PDF)

T.Sasikanth Reddy

12-Marriage: An Illusive Reality in Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (PDF)


13-Absurd dramatic tradition and Pintereque elements: A study with reference to The Room and The Birthday Party (PDF)

Durga Prasad Dash

14-Language as a Metaphor of Meaninglessness and Absurdity in the Selected Absurd Plays (PDF)

Hem Raj Bansal

15-Between the IDEA and the REALITY falls the SHADOW: A Comparative Study of Edward Albee’s Tiny Alice and T. S. Eliot’s The Cocktail Party (PDF)

Kaustav Kundu

16-Theatre of the Absurd and King Lear: An Exploration of Artistic and Aesthetic Similitude (PDF)

Bindu Sharma

17-An Absurd Drama – Reflections of the Situation Existing in the Society (PDF)

Venkata Ramana Murty Balaga

18-Camus’ Absurdity in Beckett’s Plays:Waiting for Godot and Krapp’s Last Tape(PDF)

Abhinaba Chatterjee

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