In Search of Agency: South Indian Percussion in a Globalized India
Jones, Erica Suzanne
- Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
Music history | South Asian studies | Gender studies | Feminism | globalization | India | Karnatic Music | Percussion | postcolonial studies
South Indian classical (Karnatic) music and dance are essential representations of a globalized Indian identity and culture. They are emblematic of and perpetuate socio-cultural ideals of masculinity and femininity within nationalist and performance spaces. I examine th...